Postdoctoral Fellow


Posting Details

Job Code/Title PD - Post Doctoral Position Number PD0001 Working Title Postdoctoral 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 Level 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 Massey Cancer Center at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications for a post-doctoral fellow position in cancer prevention and control. The position will be in the Fuemmeler lab within the department of Health Behavior and Policy. The position is for one year with the potential for two additional years supported from an NIH T32 training program in cancer prevention and control.

The incumbent will work with Dr. Bernard Fuemmeler, associate director of population science and program leader (acting) for cancer prevention and control. The Fuemmeler lab conducts research in the broad area of cancer prevention and population science. Ongoing research in the lab involves work examining characteristics of the built and retail environment on health outcomes, digital and mobile health research, and social media and cancer communication. Individuals with strong quantitative and data analysis skills in advanced statistical analysis (geospatial analysis, structural equation modeling, latent growth modeling) are encouraged to apply. The person joining the lab will have opportunities to publish in these areas as well as have support to develop a career development award.

Required Qualifications

Candidate should have a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degree and a commitment to a career as a cancer prevention and control researcher.

Preferred Qualifications Job Open Date 11/02/2020 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/101471 Supplemental Questions

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


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