Geospatial Epidemiology Postdoctoral Fellowship - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center


CLOSING DATE: open until filled


JOB #: 12774

POSTED: July 6, 2018


The Cancer Epidemiology Program at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is offering a post-doctoral fellowship opportunity in the area of geospatial analysis under the supervision of Dr. Margaret Madeleine, Associate Member. The fellowship will focus on geospatial analyses of HPV vaccine and area-level characteristics. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to pursue independent research and publications in addition to the main project for this fellowship, in allied research areas such as HPV-attributable cancer epidemiology, HPV vaccine immunoepidemiology, and immunogenetics of HPV-related cancers. 

We are seeking highly-motivated applicants (PhD/ScD in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or related field) with outstanding training and experience in epidemiological methods and geospatial measures. While HPV-related diseases are the main focus of our group, individuals with interests in related conditions and risk factors with an emphasis on geospatial measures are welcomed to apply. Applicants are expected to have excellent writing skills and will be expected to conceive and execute creative new uses of study data. We also encourage and support attendance at scientific conferences, and participation in study leadership meetings with collaborating research groups. Applications should be submitted to Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

The Cancer Epidemiology Program is part of the Fred Hutch’s Division of Public Health Sciences, home of an extensive portfolio of population science research, large specimen and data repositories, a SEER cancer registry, a prevention center designed for intervention research, and a large multidisciplinary faculty. The Fred Hutch, together with the University of Washington, Seattle Children’s, and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with active training programs for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

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