Post-doctoral, The Department of Medical Oncology, Division of Population Science, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PAPosting Date: 10/15/2019
Postdoctoral Scientist Position, Division of Population Science, Medical Oncology Department, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC), Thomas Jefferson University
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Term: 3 years (with potential for an additional year), starting as soon as possible
Type: Full-Time Position
Salary: In Accordance with NIH Stipend Guidelines
The Department of Medical Oncology, Division of Population Science at the Thomas Jefferson University looks forward to welcoming a new Postdoctoral Scientist to conduct research in mHealth research for cancer prevention and control. The successful candidate will actively participate in conducting a newly-funded NCI R01 grant to examine mobile health strategies in improving adjuvant hormone therapy adherence among breast cancer survivors as well as other funded studies focusing on evaluating lifestyle interventions and ePRO systems for targeted therapy adherence and side effect management with integration of digital health device implementation and biomarker outcome analyses.
The fellow will have the opportunity to work closely with other fellows, residents, and graduate students as well as clinical, biostatistical, laboratory colleagues across SKCC consortium. The fellow will have opportunities to collaborate and be involved with multidisciplinary grant writing and the development of new projects, as well as to mentor undergraduate and graduate students. The fellow would be an author on associated manuscripts, develop one or more independent projects, and ideally apply for his or her own grant funding.
Doctoral degree in a social or health science. Prior experience in cancer prevention and control is preferred. Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Please email cover letter, CV, names and emails of three professional references, and representative publication to Kuang-Yi Wen, PhD, Associate Professor,
The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC) is an NCI-designated consortium cancer center that includes researchers from Thomas Jefferson University and Drexel University. The SKCC at Jefferson is located in the heart of Philadelphia with an abundance of opportunities for professional and social interactions in a vibrant urban cultural science.