Research Training Program in Surgical Oncology
The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC) at the University of Miami Health System announces openings in the Surgical Oncology Research Fellowship Program funded by the National Cancer Institute T32 Training Grant Award. Fellowships will be 2‐3 years in duration with an opportunity to obtain a Master’s Degree in Public Health or a Master’s of Science in Clinical and Translational Investigation.
The award purpose is to train independent investigators who are interested in surgical oncology research in the areas of cancer biology, molecular therapeutics, tumor immunology, biomedical engineering, health disparities, population health, and clinical trial design/implementation.
A rigorous selection criteria will be used to identify candidates likely to be successful in a career as independent investigators. The training environment will enable Fellows to work directly with preeminent T32 Faculty mentors while engaging in a number of formal activities of the SCCC.
Eligible candidates include:
- Residents in training in General Surgery, Breast Surgery, Colon Rectal Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, Gynecologic Oncology, Neurosurgery, Surgical Oncology, or Urology.
- Citizens/noncitizen nationals of the United States or individuals that have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time of appointment. Candidates must be available for a 12-month appointment and agree to undertake a minimum of two years of research training from the time of appointment.
- Those that have not had of previous postdoctoral NRSA or T32 support.
*Application deadline: 9/15/18
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