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Please do not submit an application to this posting. To apply for this postdoctoral research opportunity, follow the directions below in “Applicant Special Instructions."
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The Division of Public Health Sciences at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate position in the area of cancer health disparities and health service research. The successful candidate will work primarily with Dr. Ying Liu and join a research team with multidisciplinary expertise, including cancer epidemiology and spatial epidemiology, Geographic Information Systems, health service research, cancer health disparities, cancer-related health behaviors, and clinical cancer treatment. Projects were funded by the NIH and the American Cancer Society to understand the factors across patient-, provider- and neighborhood-levels that are associated with treatment quality and outcomes in breast cancer patients. The postdoctoral research associate will have opportunities to collaborate on secondary data analyses, interdisciplinary research, and to gain experience in grant writing. The position will start in December of 2019.
Doctoral degree (M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent).
Excellent skills in data statistical analysis, manuscript writing, and communication.
Training and/or research experience in public health, epidemiology, social medicine, health service research, and/or health disparities.
Base pay commensurate with experience.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Applications should include (1) a cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) a list of three references (contact information); and (4) two to three relevant publications/manuscripts. The cover letter should describe research interests, and how this position aligns with the research and career goals. The application documents should be sent to Dr. Ying Liu (email@example.com).
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