Fellows, University of Rochester Medical Center, R25T Fellowship Program in Cancer Control Research, Rochester, NY

Fellows, University of Rochester Medical Center, R25T Fellowship Program in Cancer Control Research, Rochester, NY

Posting Date: 01/04/2018

Job Information/Description:

The University of Rochester Medical Center is currently recruiting Fellows in our R25T Fellowship Program in cancer control research sponsored by the National Cancer Institute.  The program eagerly seeks highly motivated individuals with doctorates who are committed to developing a successful research career in cancer control as independent investigators.  Candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents.  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.

We will begin interviewing candidates in January, 2018.  A more detailed description of the program, biosketches of mentors, didactic courses and other research training opportunities, and application material can be found at:  MailScanner has detected a possible fraud attempt from “urldefense.proofpoint.com” DO NOT CLICK ON THE LINK unless you are absolutely sure it is legitimate. If you have any question at all please contact the Dept of Medicine Help Desk www.futureresearchers.org.  Candidates must have completed their PhD training and have their degree conferred by Summer, 2018 to apply.  Candidates with prior post-doctoral training are also eligible.

Dr. Michelle Janelsins and her research team at the University of Rochester Medical Center Cancer Control and Psychoneuroimmunology Laboratory are looking for outstanding candidates for the upcoming group of Fellows for 2018.  They are actively seeking applicants interested in longitudinal studies and clinical trials on translational (e.g. biomarker) symptom science research and/or cancer-related cognitive impairment research.  They are interested in candidates with a variety of backgrounds including, but not limited to, neuroscience, neuropsychology, cognitive science, clinical psychology, psychoneuroimmunology, epidemiology, translational biomarker research, clinical trials, and applied basic sciences.  Candidates from other training backgrounds are also eligible to apply.

Contact Information:

All application materials can be sent directly to Dr. Michelle Janelsins (michelle_janelsins@urmc.rochester.edu) and Dr. Gary Morrow (gary_morrow@urmc.rochester.edu).

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