Posting Date: 03/04/2022

Closing Date: 06/30/2022

Job Information/Description:


University of Hawai‘i Cancer Center. Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the University of Hawai‘i Cancer Center (UHCC), Population Sciences in the Pacific (PSP) Program, located in Honolulu, Hawai‘i. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.


DUTIES: Works directly with the Principal Investigator (PI) in the prospective study of risk factors for lung cancers and the molecular characterization of lung tumors in the Multiethnic Cohort (MEC). Works in genetic association studies, which includes epigenome-wide association studies (EWAS), genome-wide association studies (GWAS), and/or genetic sequence from the MEC. Conducts epidemiologic, genetic, and/or epigenetic analyses of study data. Transcribes manuscripts and collaborates with colleagues. Attends training in cancer disparities research and grant writing. Conducts research literature reviews on projects pertaining to the lab work. Assists with writing reports and grant applications. Presents research findings.

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/TRAINING: PhD, DrPH, or MD/MPH from an accredited college or university in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or a related discipline. EXPERIENCE: Up to one (0-1) year of work experience in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or a related discipline. ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS: Knowledge of epidemiologic study designs, and statistical analysis techniques for population studies. Strong understanding of epidemiologic methods in the study of chronic disease (case-control and cohort analyses) and common analytic tools for epidemiologic studies (SAS, Stata, etc.). Strong knowledge of genetic association studies (PLINK, EIGENSTRAT, imputation, etc.). Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing. Proficient in R and Unix. Post Offer/Employment Condition: Must be able to pass a post offer criminal background check. POLICY AND/OR REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS: As a condition of employment, employee will be subject to all applicable RCUH policies and procedures and, as applicable, subject to the University of Hawai‘i’s Cancer Center HIPAA/PHI privacy and security policy. Violation of the RCUH’s, the UH’s, or the business entity’s policies and/or procedures or applicable State or Federal laws and/or regulations may lead to disciplinary action (including, but not limited to possible termination of employment, personal fines, civil and/or criminal penalties, etc.). Must complete the University of Hawai‘i’s Cancer Center HIPAA/PHI privacy and security training immediately after hire or not later than employee’s initial exposure to HIPAA/PHI. Must maintain a current status on the University’s and/or the business entity’s training requirements.

INQUIRIES: Katelyn Mahelona 564-5919 (Oahu).

Please apply directly on the RCUH website to be considered for the position.

With the removal of the verbiage, we would like the application requirements to read:

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to and click on “Job Postings.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Supervisory References, 4) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawai‘i Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to [email protected]. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-7262 or (808)956-0872.

CLOSING DATE: June 30, 2022.

RCUH’s mission is to support and enhance research, development and training in Hawai‘i, with a focus on the University of Hawai‘i.

Equal Opportunities Employer – Minorities/Women/Disability/Veteran.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me, Kristyn Fujii, at [email protected] or 808-956-0872.