Surgical Oncology Research Fellowship

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Date Posted: September 21, 2018

Purpose: The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC) at the University of Miami announces openings for the Research Training Program in Surgical Oncology, funded by the National Cancer Institute's T32 Training Grant Award. Fellowships are 2‐3 years in duration. 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 an independent investigator. 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. Fellows will: o Work in the laboratory for 24 months under the direction of a faculty mentor o Develop laboratory projects based upon his/her individual research interests & expertise o Present their research through abstracts, poster sessions, peer-reviewed publications, manuscripts & grant applications. o Develop relevant skills in research o Follow Individual Development Plans o Participate in mentor/ mentee meetings

How To Apply

Requirements: o Citizens/non-citizen nationals of the United States or individuals that have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time of appointment. o Candidates must be available for a 12-month appointment and agree to undertake a minimum of two years of research, research training, or comparable experiences from the time of appointment. o Residents in training in General Surgery, Breast Surgery, Colon Rectal Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, Gynecologic Oncology, Neurosurgery, Surgical Oncology, or Urology. o Those that have not had previous NRSA or T32 support. Application Requirements: Deadline: 10/26/2018 1. One page “Statement of Research Interest” 2. CV 3. One letter of reference

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