Position InformationRecruitment/Posting Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research Support (Laboratory/Non- Laboratory) Department Cancer Institute of New Jersey Overview
Our vision is to be a statewide, national and world leader of scientific discovery, transdisciplinary engagement, translation, patient care and education that improves outcomes for cancer patients and populations.
We will accomplish this by conducting innovative basic, clinical and population research and cutting-edge patient-centered care that expands our understanding of the etiology and biology of cancer; facilitates the rapid translation of laboratory-based discoveries into human studies; develops new approaches and interventions for cancer prevention that decrease cancer incidence and mortality; and develops new and better therapies to decrease suffering and mortality from cancer.
Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and Caring, Perseverance.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer Epidemiology and Health Outcomes at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
The primary purpose of the Postdoctoral Appointee position is to support the conduct of multilevel neighborhood, environmental, lifestyle and biomarker- based epidemiologic research in the Cancer Epidemiology and Health Outcomes Section of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey under the direction of division faculty. Our faculty, led by Dr. Elisa Bandera, lead extramurally funded research programs in breast, ovarian, and prostate cancer funded by NIH and non-federal grants. We conduct studies in geographically, socioeconomically, and racially diverse populations in New Jersey and other states to identify modifiable risk factors and systems that drive cancer burden and disparities. Data sources range from population-based cohort studies and registry cohorts. We work with diverse populations and data sources through collaborations with the New Jersey State Cancer Registry and ongoing community-based cohorts of cancer survivors including the Women's Circle of Health Follow-up Study, one of the largest population-based studies of Black female breast cancer survivors. Our multidisciplinary group has expertise in cancer disparities, nutritional and obesity epidemiology, environmental health, and geospatial analysis, providing opportunities for training in technical and substantive epidemiologic methods.
The Postdoctoral Appointee will support data management and analysis for ongoing faculty-led research on genetic, behavioral, and environmental risk factors for cancer, and the preparation of manuscripts and grant applications while developing their own independent research program. This position has considerable opportunities for mentored professional development including analytic skills for epidemiologic data, writing lead-author papers, and conducting grant-funded research. Postdoctoral appointees will gain valuable grant-writing experience and have numerous opportunities to apply for state and local funding, which can lead to pilot data that will support competitive applications for federal funding.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Work Arrangement FLSA Exempt Grade 99S Position Salary Annual Minimum Salary Annual Mid Range Salary Annual Maximum Salary Standard Hours 37.50 Union Description Non-Union Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to https:// uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview. Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https: // finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health- insurance.
Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month Position Pension Eligibility None
Minimum Education and Experience
Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment
PHYSICAL DEMANDS; Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Office environment. Moderate noise.
Posting DetailsPosting Number 23ST0053
Posting Open Date Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick City New Brunswick State NJ Location Details
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