Post-doctoral Fellow

The Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope is looking for a talented Postdoctoral Fellow. A Postdoctoral fellow (also known as a postdoc) is an individual holding a doctoral degree who is engaged in a temporary period of mentored research and scholarly training for the purpose of acquiring the professional skills needed for their career development.

This Post-Doctoral Position is housed within the Department of Population Sciences. This position is a 1 year appointment with the possibility of extension for two or more years. The CCARE’s research program focuses on population based behavioral interventions and outcomes research in diverse populations with a special emphasis on ethnic, cultural and socioecological factors. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in research design, data management, analyses and manuscript development. Primary responsibility will include data management, analysis of data from the intervention study; study implementation and monitoring, identification and tracking of subjects, supervision of data collection/entry/verification, database management, as well as manuscript and grant development and writing. The Fellow will focus on building capacity and competency to design, implement, measure, and evaluate psychosocial and/or behavioral studies and interventions designed to improve outcomes and reduce the burden of cancer and other chronic diseases. We are interested in developing translational research that integrates genetic, epigenetic, clinical and basic research for greater public utility and benefit. The emphasis is on the learning and developing analytic approaches and trans-theoretical frameworks that assess and address patient centered and medical outcomes, quality of life, risk, and demographic, cultural and socio-ecologic aspects. The successful applicant must be organized, motivated, and possess excellent analytic, writing and communication skills. Second language proficiency preferred. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and three references.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • A Ph.D. degree in Behavioral and Social Sciences, Public Health, Nursing or Epidemiology or a related discipline is required.

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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