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Post Doctoral Fellow - Department of Health Behavior and Policy


Post Doctoral Fellow - Department of Health Behavior and Policy

  • req927
  • Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23284
  • Health Behavior and Policy
  • Virginia Commonwealth University

The NCI-designated Massey Cancer Center and the department of Health Behavior and Policy are seeking candidates for a postdoctoral training program in cancer prevention and control and cancer health equity.

This 2 year individually-tailored training program offers salary and seed money while preparing fellows for a career in cancer prevention and control.
Areas of research interest as they relate to cancer include (but are not limited to):
• Cancer communication sciences
• Cancer healthcare economics
• Cancer survivorship
• Cancer health disparities
• Community-engaged research
• Health behavior research
• Tobacco control

For more information, please see: https://www.masseycancercenter.org/education-and-training/postdoctoral-fellowship-programs/fellowship-in-cancer-prevention-and-control

For information or questions about the T32 program, email the program director, Bernard Fuemmeler, Ph.D., M.P.H. at Bernard.Fuemmeler@vcuhealth.org.

Required education and experience:

Candidate should have a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degree by the start of the fellowship and a commitment to a career as a cancer prevention and control researcher. In addition, candidate should have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a postdoc at VCU. MUST have a green card or US citizenship.

This is a restricted position and continued employment is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance.

The School of Medicine continuously strives for our workplace and learning environment to reflect the demographic and social milieu of the communities we serve. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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