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T32 Cancer Prevention and Control and Cancer Health Equity Postdoctoral Fellowship - Massey

Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center

“To improve the lives of all Virginians by delivering cutting-edge cancer care through patient-centered prevention and treatment; high-impact, innovative research; community input and engagement; and education and training of the next generation of researchers and healthcare professionals.”

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center is a nationally ranked cancer center located in the heart of Downtown Richmond. Some postdoctoral scholars are eligible for a generous benefits package that includes choices for health, vision, and dental coverage, life-insurance, short and long-term disability coverage, retirement planning, tax-deferred annuity and cash match programs, flexible spending accounts, tuition benefits, significant paid-time off and more. Explore our benefits further here:

The National Cancer Institute-designated Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center is seeking candidates for a T32 grant fellowship in cancer prevention and control and cancer health equity for postdoctoral scholars.

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 survivorship
• Cancer health disparities
• Community-engaged research
• Health behavior research

For more information, please see:

For information or questions about the T32 program, email the program director, Bernard Fuemmeler, Ph.D., M.P.H. at

Required education and experience:

Candidates 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, candidates 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.

This is a restricted position and continued employment is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance.

Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center continuously strives for our workplace and learning environment to reflect the demographic and social milieu of the communities we serve. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Salary Range: The current FY23 NRSA minimum stipend level is $56,484

Position Details:

Department: Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center
Employment Type: PD - Post Doc
Restricted Status: Yes
FTE: 100
Exemption Status: Exempt

Contact Information:

Contact Name: Bernard Fuemmeler, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Contact Email:

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