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Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program at NCI

Posted by on Friday, July 27, 2018 in Job Opportunities .

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program (CPFP) is now accepting applications for Cancer Prevention Fellows.  This is a unique postdoctoral training opportunity for scientists and clinicians in the fields of cancer prevention and control.

As part of the program, fellows receive:
• The opportunity to obtain an M.P.H. degree at an accredited university during the first year, followed by mentored research with investigators at the NCI. Research opportunities exist across the spectrum of cancer prevention research, including: epidemiology, biostatistics, clinical services, laboratory, nutritional, and social and behavioral sciences.
• Competitive stipends, paid health insurance, reimbursement for moving expenses, and a travel allowance to attend scholarly meetings or training.

The typical duration in the CPFP is 4 years (year 1: master’s degree; years 2-4: NCI Summer Curriculum in Cancer Prevention and mentored research).


Applicants should meet the following eligibility criteria:
• Possess an M.D., Ph.D., J.D., or other doctoral degree in a related discipline or must be enrolled in an accredited doctoral degree program and fulfill all degree requirements by the start of the fellowship.
• Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States at the time of application.
• Have no more than five years relevant postdoctoral experience.

The application deadline is August 25, 2018. To be considered fellows must submit application via the CPFP website ( To learn more about eligibility requirements and to apply, please visit the website or contact

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