Job Opportunity: NCI Postdoc, Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program

July 5, 2013

Description

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).

Requirements

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 June 2013. 
• 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, 2013. To be considered fellows must submit application via the CPFP website (https://cpfp.cancer.gov/). To learn more about eligibility requirements and to apply, please visit our website https://cpfp.cancer.gov/ or contact cpfpcoordinator@mail.nih.gov.