Cancer Control Fellowship, University of Rochester, Wilmot Cancer Institute, Rochester, NYPosting Date: 01/15/2019
Now in its 15th year, the NCI-funded R25T Clinical and Translational Cancer Control Research Training Program at the University of Rochester and Wilmot Cancer Institute is seeking outstanding candidates for our upcoming group of fellows for 2019.
The program eagerly seeks highly motivated individuals with doctorates (Ph.D., M.D, or equivalent) who are committed to developing a successful research career in cancer control as independent investigators.
The program features exceptionally diverse research opportunities and professional guidance by several NCI-funded mentors. Several key training resources are offered including the University of Rochester NCI-funded Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Research Base and several specialty laboratories. Cancer control programmatic specialty training areas of our training program include: conduct of Phase I-III clinical trials in both academic and community oncology research settings, translational science (e.g., protein biomarker, genetics, epigenetics, immunology, physiology, etc.) geriatric oncology, cancer care delivery research, exercise oncology, health equity, and biostatistics. A more detailed description of the program, description of mentors, didactic courses and other research training opportunities, and application materials can be found at: www.futureresearchers.org.
Candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents. Candidates should have completed their doctoral training and have their degree conferred by Summer, 2019 to apply. Candidates with prior post-doctoral training are also eligible.
Two years of funding with salaries of $60,000 per year are offered along with tuition, health insurance, research support, travel to scientific meetings and a faculty appointment as a Research Assistant Professor in the School of Medicine, Department of Surgery. Applications require three letters of recommendation, a personal statement of your research interests and how you think the program will help your research career along with your CV.
For questions, please email Co-Directors Drs. Morrow and Janelsins at CancerControlR25@urmc.rochester.edu.
Thank you for your consideration of our R25T program in cancer control research located in the beautiful finger lakes region of upstate New York.