The NCI-designated Massey Cancer Center at Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia invites applications for a FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM in the ECONOMICS OF CANCER PREVENTION & CONTROL RESEARCH
This 2 year flexible program is NIH funded, offering salaries and start-up funds while preparing Fellows for an academic career.
Areas of research interest as they relate to health economics and cancer include (but are not limited to):
- Health policies regarding physician reimbursement and insurance coverage
- Cost of care and efficient allocation of resources
- Comparative effectiveness research
- Role of safety net providers in providing care to underserved
- Role of health insurance in treatment and outcomes
- A recent Curriculum Vitae including previous research experience, both didactic and practical.
- A personal statement describing the reason for seeking research training, specific research
interests, and how the R25 will contribute to future career plans.
- At least two letters of recommendation, including one from the training director or doctoral
Deadline for Applications:
We are looking to fill one postdoctoral position IMMEDIATELY, starting fall 2014 or January 2015.
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 faculty member at VCU.
MUST have a green card or US citizenship.
Please submit the following in support of your application:
Application Materials may be sent to the program coordinator:
A. Whitney Christake
Department of Social and Behavioral Health Program
VCU Massey Fellowship in Cancer Prevention and Control
Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged.