Post-Doctoral Fellowship, cancer epidemiology, prevention, and control, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD

Post-Doctoral Fellowship, cancer epidemiology, prevention, and control, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD

Posting Date: 04/30/2019


Job Information/Description:

Johns Hopkins

Bloomberg School of Public Health

 

We are pleased to announce the availability of the National Cancer Institute T32

supported Post-Doctoral Fellowship in cancer epidemiology, prevention, and control

at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health for an earliest start date of

September 1, 2019. Fellowship applications are accepted continuously and are

reviewed as they are received.

 

Training involves research in a mentored environment in foundational and/or applied

population science addressing the etiology, prevention, and control of cancer. To be

eligible for this fellowship support, you must be a US citizen or Permanent Resident,

have a doctorate in epidemiology or a social or behavioral science, and be committed to

a career in population-based research on cancer.

 

Funding (NIH stipend, individual health insurance) usually is for two years.

 

We welcome applications from those who have received or those who are soon to be

awarded doctorates in epidemiology or a social or behavioral science.

 

Before you apply, first identify a primary mentor who is a faculty member in the

Department of Epidemiology or Department of Health, Behavior and Society who is

willing to take you on as a post-doctoral fellow for 2 years and who agrees to cover the

costs of the research you would conduct under of their mentorship.

 

To identify a potential primary mentor, review the below list and search here

http://www.jhsph.edu/faculty/directory/list/ for more information about them and their

research. Then, contact the faculty member(s) to discuss research and mentorship

opportunities. After confirming a primary mentor, apply for the NCI T32 supported Post-

Doctoral Fellowship, and separately apply to the school to be a post-doctoral fellow

(see directions below).

 

Post-doctoral fellowship recipients will receive multidisciplinary training in cancer

epidemiology, prevention, and control through:

 Interactive information exchange via retreat, symposium, journal club, research in

progress, seminars;

 Teaching, communications, and grant writing opportunities;

 Community outreach and engagement opportunities;

 Post-doctoral research;

 Training-program specific educational, research, and career mentoring.

 

Post-doctoral fellows must meet the requirements of the Post-Doctoral Fellowship

program and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH), including

applying as a post-doc to the School (https://www.jhsph.edu/academics/postdoctoraltraining/

process-appointmentoffellows.pdf), which is a separate application to this one

for Fellowship support. Additional information for post-docs at JHSPH is found here:

http://www.jhsph.edu/academics/postdoctoral-training/.

 

The application for the Fellowship should consist of:

1) Brief letter (1 page or less) with bullets for the following:

  1. a) Indicate that you are applying for the T32-supported post-doctoral fellowship in

Cancer Epidemiology, Prevention, and Control.

  1. b) Describe the nature and extent of your commitment to training and a future career

in population-based research on cancer.

  1. c) Indicate the name and department of your proposed primary mentor.
  2. d) Describe briefly your proposed research topic or project(s) as agreed to with the
  3. e) State the date or expected date of completion of your doctorate, the field in which

your doctorate was awarded, and the awarding institution.

 

2) CV

 

3) Copy of your unofficial academic transcript for your doctorate (if degree not from

Hopkins). You will be asked by JHSPH to send official transcripts at the time of

application to the School as a post-doctoral fellow.

Please address your application to:

Dr. Elizabeth A. Platz

Director, T32 in Cancer Epidemiology, Prevention, and Control

Department of Epidemiology

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

615 N. Wolfe St., Rm E6132

Baltimore, MD 21205

 

 

 

Potential Primary Mentors

Keri Althoff, PhD, Epidemiology, JHSPH

Terri Beaty, PhD, Epidemiology, JHSPH

Janice Bowie, PhD, MPH, Health, Behavior & Society, JHSPH

Joanna Cohen, PhD, MHSc. Health, Behavior & Society, JHSPH

Avonne Connor, PhD, Epidemiology, JHSPH

Frank Curriero, PhD, Epidemiology, JHSPH

Gypsyamber D’Souza, PhD, MPH Epidemiology, JHSPH

Lorraine Dean, PhD, Epidemiology, JHSPH

  1. Danielle Fallin, PhD, Mental Health, JHSPH

Miranda Jones, PhD, Epidemiology, JHSPH

Corinne Joshu, PhD, MHS, Epidemiology, JHSPH

Ryan Kennedy, PhD, Health, Behavior & Society, JHSPH

Greg Kirk, MD, PhD, MPH, Epidemiology, JHSPH

Alison Klein, PhD, MHS, Oncology, JHSOM

Christine Ladd-Acosta, PhD, Epidemiology, JHSPH

Meghan Moran, PhD, Health, Behavior & Society, JHSPH

Sara Neelon, Health, Behavior & Society, JHSPH

Elizabeth Platz, ScD, MPH, Epidemiology, JHSPH

Debashree Ray, PhD, Epidemiology, JHSPH

Anne Rositch, PhD, Epidemiology, JHSPH

Debra Roter, DrPH, MPH, Health, Behavior & Society, JHSPH

Katherine Smith, PhD, MA, Health, Behavior & Society, JHSPH

Roland Thorpe, PhD, Health, Behavior & Society, JHSPH

Kala Visvanathan, MD, MHS Epidemiology, JHSPH



Contact Information:

Forward your application to Dr. Platz by email: eplatz1@jhu.edu. Please cc you proposed mentor on your email so that they may confirm their willingness to serve in that role.



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