Post-doctoral Fellowship, University of Iowa Department of Epidemiology, Iowa City, IA

Post-doctoral Fellowship, University of Iowa Department of Epidemiology, Iowa City, IA

Posting Date: 11/26/2019

Job Information/Description:

The University of Iowa Department of Epidemiology is seeking an exceptional candidate for a post-doctoral fellowship focused on cancer epidemiology. This person will design and implement epidemiologic studies focused on any point along the cancer control continuum (including cancer prevention, detection, etiology, treatment, progression, or survivorship). This scholar will also conduct data analyses using existing data sets or prospectively collected data; prepare and publish manuscripts; and write grant proposals for new funding.

Applicants should hold a PhD in a scientific discipline such as epidemiology, genetics, health services, or other relevant science field. They must have demonstrated ability to conduct epidemiologic data analysis, have experience in population science research, and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. They must have demonstrated ability to prepare manuscripts, reports, charts, and other documents of a technical and scientific nature are required. Desirable qualifications include demonstrated public speaking experience, a record of high-quality, cancer-focused publications in peer-reviewed journals, a record of presentations at national conferences, and experience with grant preparation.

The UI Department of Epidemiology was organized within the College of Public Health to promote research and training in epidemiology, disease control, and health care organization. Cancer epidemiology is a major focus, and the Department supports a rich array of resources for cancer investigators. More information can be found at: https://www.public-health.uiow…This appointment is supported by the University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, the only NCI-funded comprehensive cancer center in the state of Iowa and serves a rural population with unique environmental exposures. The mission of the HCCC is to “decrease the pain and suffering caused by cancer in Iowa, surrounding communities, and around the world.”

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Please attach a cover letter and resume as part of the application process. To apply, please visit; submit full on-line application. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions or additional information, please contact Michele Hogue at 319-384-1545 or [email protected]. Criminal background check and degree verification will be conducted on top candidate prior to employment.

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