Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cancer Prevention and Control, Washington University School of Medicine

Aug 13,2018 | Consortium_staff Fellowships

Washington University School of Medicine and the Siteman Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, are seeking applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships in Cancer Prevention and Control. We are particularly interested in candidates with an interest in health behavior and health disparities research, community-based research, cancer communication, epidemiology or decision sciences. Those with an experience/interest in implementation science are encouraged to apply.


PhD, DrPH, MD, or other doctoral degree in a public health related discipline, or a doctoral degree in another discipline with interest in transitioning to public health research.


  • Diverse faculty and transdisciplinary environment
  • Trainees linked with a mentoring team
  • Support for further training and professional development
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Two years of support, possible third year
  • Funding is possible through a T32 grant from the NCI

A strong mentoring and career development program is in place in the Division of Public Health Sciences with a track record of successfully placing trainees. The Division of Public Health Sciences conducts world-leading research, education and outreach to prevent cancer and other diseases, promote population health, and improve quality and access to health care in Missouri and beyond. The division is led by Graham Colditz, MD, DrPH, an internationally recognized leader in cancer prevention. Our vibrant group of multi-disciplinary faculty conducts research on a wide range of health issues, and there are opportunities to collaborate with clinical, basic science, statistical, and other faculty across the academic campuses of Washington University. Siteman Cancer Center is a NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center with a strong Prevention & Control Program.


Applications are considered on a rolling basis for fall 2018 and spring 2019.  For more information and to apply, view the job posting. Or, send CV, cover letter, and list of references to:

Graham A. Colditz, MD, DrPH;                                                                                                 Niess-Gain Professor                                                                                                                                                         Chief, Division of Public Health Sciences,                                                                                                                     Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine

Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Aimee James (Training Director) at