Post-doctoral fellows for our NCI funded Integrated Translational Oncology T32 Training Program


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Date Posted: May 3, 2021

Led by Drs. Jen Jen Yeh and William Kim, the mission of the program is to educate future researchers from a variety of backgrounds in the approaches and tools that will be needed to perform tissue-based research. UNC iTOP provides research training support for up to two years, training physicians-in-training in translational oncology bench research and immersing PhDs in a clinical/translational environment. The curriculum includes relevant introductory coursework as well as mini-rotations to provide trainees with an in depth perspective on the different aspects of tissue-based research. The training faculty consists of 16 NCI funded investigators with diverse areas of translational oncology research. Trainees from under-represented populations are encourage to apply.

How To Apply

Curriculum Vitae, Research Project Title and Proposal (1 page), Short statement from the applicant on their interest in the iTOP (1/2 page), Summary of applicant’s prior research experience (1/2 page), Statement on applicant’s research career goals (1/2 page), Applicant research relevance to translational cancer research (<1/4 page), Applicant commitment to academic career in cancer research (<1/4 page), Two letters of recommendation. Additional application information and submission site: UNC iTOP application Stipends: amounts are established by the NIH and determined by the number of years of relevant postdoctoral experience at the time of appointment. Questions: or

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