The Markey Cancer Center is currently seeking a Post-doctoral Scholar who will be trained under Dr. Pamela Hull. This position offers an intensive mentored training experience in community-engaged research, implementation science, quality improvement, and implementation of evidence-based guidelines for cancer prevention and control (e.g., HPV vaccine, cancer screenings, social needs and patient navigation during cancer treatment). The training experience includes working on all aspects of community engagement efforts and research projects, disseminating research findings, and developing a research agenda to prepare for transitioning to an independent community-engaged researcher and implementation scientist in a faculty position. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: assist with data collection and analysis, assist with development of intervention content, prepare measurement tools and study protocols, collaborate with community partners, plan and implement dissemination activities, prepare scientific manuscripts as lead author and co-author, present research at conferences, and submit at least one funding application.

To apply you will need to upload the following documents: CV, Cover Letter, and as Specific Request I, a writing sample.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities: Experience or demonstrated interest in implementation science, cancer prevention/control, health disparities, health behavior interventions, and evidence-based interventions/practices.

Preferred Education/Experience: Demonstrated evidence of a research agenda focused on cancer prevention and control (e.g., HPV vaccination, cancer screening, social needs and patient navigation during cancer treatment) and demonstrated interest in community-engaged research and implementation science. Experience working with populations that experience health disparities, such as racial/ethnic minorities, rural, Appalachian, and/or low-income populations.

Application Deadline Date: 11/29/2023

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