The School of Public Health at The University of Texas Health Science Center- Houston (UTHealth) is currently seeking motivated postdoctoral candidates with the highly successful Cancer Education and Career Development Program (NCI). The successful candidate will receive unique training in health disparities, dissemination, implementation science, and innovative thinking.
The program offers excellent mentoring and training opportunities that advance fellows’ skills, experience, networks, and research productivity. Mentors are engaged in project portfolios with interdisciplinary teams addressing diverse risk factors with a strong focus on under-served groups. Fellows have weekly contact with faculty, doctoral fellows, and other postdocs in an ongoing seminar on proposal writing, publication, and career development.
Postdoctoral fellows receive funding by the National Cancer Institute for up to 3 years. Health insurance, tuition, books, software, and travel expenses are included.
We will begin reviewing applications July 1st and will close recruitment when the positions are filled.
Please visit our website for application and more information.
Seeking applicants with outstanding promise of scholarly achievement that contributes to cancer prevention and control.
Individuals with a PhD, DrPH, MD, or other doctoral degree in public health, health promotion, behavioral/social science, epidemiology, health services research, health economics, biostatistics, or medicine are encouraged to apply.
Positions are funded by the National Cancer Institute.
Additional Salary Information: Funded by the NCI. Commensurate with experience, in accordance with NIH salary scale for postdocs.
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About University of Texas Health Science Center- Houston
At six campuses across Texas, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health works to improve the state of public health in Texas every day. Each of our campuses is strategically placed to meet the public health education and research needs of the diverse populations across Texas. UTHealth School of Public Health is the only school of public health in the nation with regional campuses.
The main campus, located in the heart of Houston’s Texas Medical Center, offers students unmatched opportunities for research and employment. The School of Public Health’s five regional campuses are in Austin, Brownville, Dallas, El Paso and San Antonio. Each campus has its own faculty and research specialties. Students can attend class at any of the six campuses via Interactive Television (ITV).
UTHealth School of Public Health is one of six schools of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), the most comprehensive academic health system in The University of Texas System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region. In addition to the School of Public Health, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informat...ics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, medicine and nursing. It also includes a psychiatric hospital, multiple institutes and centers, a growing network of clinics and outreach programs in education and care throughout the region.
The School of Public Health is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) and the university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).