Post-Doctoral Training in Behavioral Oncology
- H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
- Location: Tampa, FL
- Job Number: 7071243 (Ref #: hlj_27729)
- Posting Date: Oct 22, 2020
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, invites applications to its post-doctoral training program in behavioral oncology. This NCI-supported T32 interdisciplinary training program is designed to prepare fellows for careers as independent investigators engaged in research on behavioral aspects of cancer prevention, detection and control. The program combines a specialized curriculum (formal didactic training and one-on-one interactions with experienced mentors) with research experience (participation in funded studies under the guidance of an experienced investigator). Fellowships are for 2 years.
We are particularly interested in candidates with an interest in nicotine dependence and tobacco control, cervical cancer prevention, cultural and literacy issues in cancer prevention and control, disparities in cancer care, quality of life and symptom management issues in cancer survivors, psychosocial and behavioral aspects of familial and hereditary cancer, and health care provider practices in cancer prevention and control.
A strong mentoring and career development program is in place in the Division of Population Science. Training faculty include: Thomas Brandon, Ph.D., Martine Extermann, M.D., Ph.D., Anna Giuliano, Ph.D., Brian Gonzalez, PhD., Clement Gwede, Ph.D., R.N., Heather Jim, Ph.D., Peter Kanetsky, Ph.D., Cecile Lengacher, R.N., Ph.D., Cathy Meade, Ph.D., R.N., Maija Reblin, Ph.D., Vani Simmons, Ph.D., Marilyn Stern, PhD., Shelley Tworoger, Ph.D., Susan Vadaparampil, Ph.D., Damon Vidrine, Dr.P.H., Jennifer Irvin Vidrine, Ph.D., and Christine Vinci, Ph.D.
Applicants must have a terminal degree (Ph.D., Ed.D., Sc.D., D.P.H. or M.D.) in a social science, a behavioral science, nursing, education, public health or medicine and be committed to a career in behavioral oncology research. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents.
- Diverse faculty and transdisciplinary environment
- Trainees linked with a mentoring team
- Support for further training and professional development
- Competitive salary and benefits
- Support for tuition, books, software and conference travel is available
Please visit the following website for application instructions:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through June 30th, 2021 or until all positions are filled.
You may send application inquiries and curriculum vitae to:
Moffitt Cancer Center
12902 USF Magnolia Drive
Tampa, FL 33612-9497
OR e-mail: Teresa.White-Jones@moffitt.org
Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision Moffitt Cancer Center is recognized as the model wherein the diversity of our employees and communities is valued and supported as essential components to contributing to the prevention and cure of cancer. The cancer center is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the cancer center to prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to workforce members and applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.