Postdoctoral Scientist/Research Scientist

Postdoctoral Scientist/Research Scientist

Postdoctoral Scientist/Research Scientist

Posting Date: 08/23/2023

Closing Date: 12/31/2024

Job Information/Description:

We are seeking a motivated Postdoc or Research Scientist who is interested in advancing his or her career in a vibrant and highly collaborative environment to join our interdisciplinary team at the Huntsman Cancer Institute. I am Executive Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center at Huntsman Cancer Institute and have research projects available in:
• Cancer epidemiology, prognosis, biomarker research, and survivorship of colorectal cancer
• Energy balance and adipose tissue in cancer progression
Our research includes transdisciplinary approaches to colorectal cancer prognosis, utilizing health behavior information, measures of energy balance, as well as metabolomics or metagenomics. The position will involve participation in international consortia, statistical analyses, leadership on multiple publications, project management, and active participation in grant applications. There is potential for promotion to Research Assistant Professor and perspectives for tenured faculty positions.
We are looking for a Postdoc/Research Scientist with the following profile:
• A doctoral degree that qualifies you to work in molecular & cancer epidemiology. For example a degree in
epidemiology, statistics, biostatistics, genetics, nutritional sciences, pharmacology or medicine.
• Excellent writing and communication skills and a solid publication record
• Good knowledge of epidemiology and biostatistics
• Highly motivated and organized
• Excellent team player and someone who enjoys working with scientists of diverse backgrounds

Additional Information:

The University/Huntsman Cancer Institute is home to exceptional epidemiologic resources, including the Utah Population Database, with >11 million extensively linked records. HCI’s excellent biostatistics and research design, genomics resources, and biospecimen repository, as well as a strong research informatics core, enable outstanding research in molecular epidemiology. Our Cancer Hospital provides superb resources for multidisciplinary collaborations in translational/clinical epidemiology. HCI is an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center (rated in the “exceptional” range in 2019) which supports a vibrant research enterprise in a highly collegial environment.
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Contact Information:

Interested? Please contact Christy Warby at: [email protected]
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