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Posted: 03/30/2017

Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Cancer Prevention and Control at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

This is a two year, full-time research position with a competitive salary and benefits. Considerable opportunities are available for professional development, including analyzing data (quantitative and qualitative) and writing papers (first authorship is encouraged) from numerous completed studies of health-related behaviors and beliefs among cancer patients and individuals at risk for cancer, with a particular focus on skin cancer prevention and control. Under the mentorship of Drs. Elliot Coups and Jerod Stapleton, the post-doc would also have the opportunity to contribute to the design and implementation of pilot projects and several grant-funded studies, work directly on grant applications, and attend seminars across the campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

Qualified candidates should have a doctorate in public health, psychology (e.g., health, social, clinical, or counseling), or a related field. Prior experience in cancer prevention and control or psycho-oncology research is preferred. A strong record of publications as well as excellent writing and statistical skills are required. For the ideal candidate, this post-doctoral fellowship provides an exceptional opportunity to develop research experience and publications in cancer prevention and control.

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey ( is the state's only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. As part of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, the Cancer Institute is dedicated to improving the prevention, detection, treatment, and care of patients with cancer. The Cancer Institute is located in New Brunswick, New Jersey, in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia.

To apply, send a CV and statement of research interests and goals to and Informal inquiries are also welcomed.