Pre-Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Training, Harvard T32 Educational Program in Cancer Prevention, Harvard T.H. Chan, School of Public Health, Harvard, Boston, MAPosting Date: 11/19/2019
The joint Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health – Dana–Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC) Educational Program in Cancer Prevention, in its 26th year, trains the next generation of scientists who will be skilled in transdisciplinary approaches to cancer prevention and control. Although all areas of interest in cancer prevention and control are welcome, we include a particular emphasis on cancer disparities, implementation science, health communication, global cancer, and population science methods related to cancer.
The Program offers both pre-doctoral and post-doctoral training. Pre-doctoral Training: Candidates for the pre-doctoral training program have a clear interest in cancer prevention and control, and are first accepted to the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Ph.D. Program in Population Health Sciences (PHS). The PhD in PHS offers advanced transdisciplinary doctoral-level research training that builds on multiple disciplinary perspectives to understand origins and determinants of health and disease across populations. Trainees may be based in fields of study associated with the Departments of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Nutrition, Global Health and Population, Epidemiology, or Environmental Health. More information is available at https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/phdphs/
Post-Doctoral Training: Post-doctoral candidates have completed a PhD or
equivalent doctoral degree in the social and behavioral sciences (e.g. sociology, psychology, economics), epidemiology, biostatistics, nutrition, nursing, genetics, education, health and social behavior, or related fields, or have an M.D. degree.
All post-doctoral fellows have mentored research relationships with a primary and secondary mentor, and the opportunity to take courses across Harvard University. We utilize a developmental network mentoring approach that builds a network of support across career development stages. All fellows participate in career development activities, including grant preparation and writing training. There are an extensive number of scientific development opportunities available in the Harvard cancer community that fellows are encouraged to participate in.
Applications for the program are due on December 1, 2019. More information is available at https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/cancer-prevention-fellowship/
Students may be directed to a recording of a webinar about the program, which provides background on what makes this program unique and all the information they need on how to apply, along with the perspectives of current and former trainees. https://register.gotowebinar.com/recording/8803348001966852865