Cancer Clinical Epidemiology Training Program, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Cancer Clinical Epidemiology Training Program, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Posting Date: 11/26/2019


Job Information/Description:

Cancer Epidemiology Training Grant – Selected applicants to begin June 30, 2020.

Currently soliciting nominations for postdoctoral fellowship trainees to be supported by our NIH Grant, T32 CA009679, Cancer Clinical Epidemiology Training Program. This program seeks to train physician-scientists and PhD postdoctoral fellows to be rigorous, independent academic investigators using a wide range of epidemiological methods to address clinical research questions using a variety of designs. We have open slots available starting June 30, 2020.

Program Components:

  • Annual stipend with funds to cover tuition and limited travel to support 2 years of research in cancer epidemiology
  • Completion of cancer-related clinical research project under close supervision of methodology preceptor (primary mentor) and other members of a mentoring team
  • Didactic course work in clinical epidemiology research methods and cancer epidemiology
  • Seminars and workshops focusing on professional development, including grant writing and the responsible conduct of research, regulatory affairs, and protection of human subjects
  • Career mentoring
  • Trainees are expected to enroll in the Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology (MSCE) program

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must have earned a PhD and/or MD at the time of application
  • Candidates must be a United States citizen or have resident alien status

A completed application should be submitted by January 20, 2020 and can be accessed here: https://somapps.med.upenn.edu/forms/cceb/view.php?id=185435

Program Directors:

Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH

George A. Weiss University Professor [email protected]

Richard Aplenc, MD, PhD, MSCE Professor of Pediatrics [email protected]



Contact Information:

Administrative Coordinator: Gabrielle Ostapovich, [email protected]

The Cancer Clinical Epidemiology Training Progam at the University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented applicants from diverse backgrounds. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilties,

and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.



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