Principal Investigator, Dr. Christie Jeon is looking for a Postdoctoral Scientist to join the team! This individual would join the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at the Cedars-Sinai Cancer Institute. We seek highly motivated individuals interest in robust preparation for careers as independent investigators engaged in cancer epidemiological research that incorporates molecular approaches with environmental, behavioral and lifestyle factors to study disease risk, and outcomes.
Are you ready to be a part of breakthrough research?
The Program of Cancer Prevention and Control is seeking a post-doctoral fellow with training in epidemiology and interest in prevention and control of gastrointestinal cancers. Recent efforts in our lab have focused on three areas:
Understanding risks and risk factors of pancreatic cancer
Health behaviors that cause pancreatitis
Early detection strategy for gastric cancer
Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:
May assist in preparation of grant proposals, but is not responsible for generating grant funds.
May participate in publications and presentations as author or co-author.
Analyzes, interprets, summarizes and compiles data.
Conducts interviews about healthcare access or health behaviors
Doctorate (MD, PhD, VMD, or DDS) in area directly related to field of research specialization.
Experience and Skillset:
Works independently on research projects designed by a mentor (typically the PI) within area of specialization. Acquires thorough technical and theoretical knowledge of research project and objectives during one to five (1-5) year post-doctoral appointment. Demonstrated aptitude to perform data analysis, reporting of results and literature search
Maintains database for ongoing research studies requiring primary data collection on health behaviors
Conducts analysis of existing datasets to evaluate risks and risk factors of pancreatic or gastric cancer
Prior experience drafting peer-reviewed manuscripts as first author preferred
Experience with statistical software: R, SAS, or STATA
Working Title: Postdoctoral Scientist - Cancer Prevention
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