Post Doctoral Fellow-Community Outreach & EngagementPosting Date: 11/17/2023
Closing Date: 01/31/2024
The University of Kansas Cancer Center (KUCC) is seeking a postdoctoral associate for its Community Outreach and Engagement program.
The postdoctoral associate will work under the supervision of Dr. Ronald Chen, Joe and Jean Brandmeyer Endowed Professor and KUCC Associate Director of Health Equity. In addition, there are multiple outstanding faculty and staff in the Community Outreach and Engagement program with whom the postdoctoral associate will collaborate.
The University of Kansas Cancer Center is the region’s only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center where patients gain access to the most promising therapies, cutting-edge clinical trials and world class research.
Education: PhD in health services research, population health, epidemiology, biostatistics, health economics, or a related discipline.
Familiarity in cancer disparities and implementation science.
Strong understanding of quantitative and qualitative methods, study design, data analysis, and interpretation.
Proficiency in SAS, R, Stata, or other statistical programming language/software.
History of peer-reviewed publication.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
Job Duties Outlined:
The candidate will engage in work related to the following areas of focus:
Assessing cancer burden and needs of the KUCC catchment area, which includes the State of Kansas and Western Missouri.
Assessing disparities (racial, ethnic, urban/rural, etc.) in cancer burden and needs in the KUCC catchment area.
Identifying opportunities for and implementing evidence-based interventions to reduce the cancer burden and needs in the KUCC catchment area.
Evaluating the activities of the community outreach and engagement efforts.
Analyzing and publishing data on the work listed above.
Cover Letter AND Resume/CV
The University of Kansas Medical Center and The University of Kansas Cancer Center are committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment, one that nurtures growth and development for all. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply!
Alana Estes, Senior Recruiter (she/her)
The University of Kansas Cancer Center