The Center for Immunization and Infection Research in Cancer: Postdoctoral Fellow Program

The Center for Immunization and Infection Research in Cancer: Postdoctoral Fellow Program

Posting Date: 10/27/2020

Closing Date: 03/31/2021

Job Information/Description:

The Center for Immunization and Infection Research in Cancer (CIIRC) at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Inc. invites applications to its Post-Doctoral in Training Program under Moffitt’s founding director, Dr. Anna Giuliano. In 2018, she received the prestigious ACS Clinical Research Professor award for the “Prevention of Infection-Related Cancers.” She will be selecting one Post-Doctorate to help her team accomplish the project goals.

Mentoring will be provided by Dr. Giuliano as well as a team of experienced faculty from a variety of epidemiology-related disciplines, including cancer epidemiology, immunology, biostatistics, bioinformatics, and clinical specialties spanning diverse areas of research interests and cancer sites. The two year program will combine research/didactic training as well as specialized one-on-one mentoring.

Applicants must have a terminal degree in epidemiology, public health, medicine or related discipline. Given the program’s focus in human papillomavirus epidemiology, it is anticipated that most candidates will have some previous training in epidemiology and/or biostatistics and knowledge of HPV. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the open position has been filled. Applicants from outside the US are encouraged to apply, but if selected, the candidate must be willing to obtain a temporary work visa.

Additional Information:

Position Highlights:
• Hands on research training and mentoring from an expert in the field
• Co-Author manuscripts for publication of research findings
• Opportunity to participate in grant writing and protocol development
• Conduct independent research and work cooperatively as part of a research team
• Opportunity to work on a range of pre-defined projects, and additional non-fellow initiated projects will be encouraged

The Ideal Candidate:
• Background in HPV Research
• PhD in Epidemiology, public health, medicine or related discipline
• Previous training in epi and/or biostatistics

• Analyze HPV Natural history data
• Prepare manuscripts for submission to peer reviewed journals
• Generate Preliminary data for future grant applications

Contact Information:

Interested applicants should send a single PDF file with a cover letter to include: 1)reason and motivation for obtaining post-doc training in Cancer epi, ii) statement of future research goals, and iii) the names and addresses of three references. Please also include a current CV as well as the application form. The combined PDF should be directed to Alyse Johnson at [email protected]