Post Doctoral Fellow

Posting Details

Job Code/Title PD - Post Doctoral Position Number PD001 Working Title Post Doctoral Fellow Department Health Behavior And Policy Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range NIH stipend levels Campus MCV Campus Position Type Post Doc Hours/Week Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category Research Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant. Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Description of the Job

The NCI -designated Massey Cancer Center and the department of Health Behavior and Policy are seeking candidates for a postdoctoral training program in cancer prevention and control research.

This 2 year individually-tailored training program offers salary and seed money while preparing fellows for a career in cancer prevention and control.

Areas of research interest as they relate to cancer include (but are not limited to):
• Cancer communication sciences
• Cancer healthcare economics
• Cancer survivorship
• Cancer health disparities
• Community-engaged research
• Health behavior research
• Tobacco control

Required Qualifications

Candidate should have a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degree by the start of the fellowship and a commitment to a career as a cancer prevention and control researcher. In addition, candidate should have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a postdoc at VCU . MUST have a green card or US citizenship.

Preferred Qualifications Job Open Date 06/12/2018 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit the following in support of your application:
• A recent Curriculum Vitae including previous research experience, both didactic and practical.
• A personal statement describing the reason for seeking research training, specific research interests, and how the fellowship will contribute to future career plans.
• At least two letters of recommendation, including one from the training director or doctoral committee chairperson/advisor.

Additional Information Quick Link Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Where did you hear about this position?
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    • Indeed
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    • LinkedIn
    • Richmond SHRM
    • Other
  2. * If you selected 'Other' for your referral source please indicate where you heard about this posting. (If you did not select 'Other,' please enter 'n/a.')

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Reference Letter - 1
  3. Reference Letter - 2

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