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Call for Nominations: 2024 Szent-Györgyi Prize

Do you have a mentor or colleague whose work you admire and deem worthy of recognition for their lasting impact on cancer research? Now is the time to nominate them for the National Foundation for Cancer Research’s 2024 Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research. Any individual from the research community, industry, government, or other organizations who are sufficiently familiar with the research accomplishments and contributions of the nominee can submit a nomination.

Deadline: February 29, 2024


Translational & Genomic Pediatric Cancer Epidemiology Research

The University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics and the Masonic Cancer Center seeks applicants for its highly successful training program in translational and genomic pediatric cancer epidemiology research. Fellows gain experience across the spectrum of pediatric cancer research from etiology to outcome of therapy to survivorship, with a goal of interdisciplinary cross-training. Contact Dr. Logan Spector (spector@umn.edu) with questions.


VCU Massey Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Walter Lawrence Writing Scholars Initiative (WLSI)

The WLSI is open to students who have completed qualifying exams at the PhD level and postdoctoral trainees with an interest in scientific writing and science communications. Features of the internship include:

  • Six-week, remote learning experience from June 3 – July 12, 2024 with a commitment of 30 internship hours per week, daily 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. EST
  • Development of a foundational understanding of scientific writing careers including grant writing, manuscript writing, public relations communications and clinical trial protocol writing
  • Mentored experiences with Massey experts and portfolio development opportunities
  • Invitations to participate in Massey-led events throughout the year to enhance professional and personal development

Deadline: April 3, 2024


Postdoctoral Fellow Position Accepting Applications – American Cancer Society

The Department of Population Science at the American Cancer Society is seeking candidates for a postdoctoral position in cancer survivorship in conjunction with the Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University. Prospective candidates should have an interest in conducting and interpreting complex analyses using epidemiological data. Projects may include analyses of existing large scale -omics data such as genetics, transcriptomics, and markers of aging. The selected candidate will join a dynamic research team and have access to a vibrant research community, which can include consortium collaborations. There will also be opportunities for obtaining funding to further develop an independent research career.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Have an MD or PhD in one of a variety of fields, including but not limited to medicine, epidemiology, biostatistics, genetics, or other related fields, or be pursuing a degree in these areas
  • Experience using R statistical software
  • Proven record of scientific publications and research excellence
  • Previous experience with analyses of large-scale -omics data, bioinformatics, and using code from publicly available repositories (e.g., GitHub) is desirable

The successful candidate will have excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skills, be self-motivated and be able to work in an interdisciplinary team.

Applicants should submit a CV and cover letter that describes their professional qualifications. The cover letter should be addressed to Dr. Clara Bodelon. For questions about this position, contact Dr. Clara Bodelon: clara.bodelon@cancer.org


NC TraCS Accepting Applications for TL1 Postdoc Program

NC TraCS is recruiting candidates for a one-year postdoc research and training experience to translate a product/idea/research results in any of these areas:

  • Commercialization/entrepreneurship: patenting, start-ups, preclinical work, developing regulatory strategy
  • Clinical trials/regulatory: preparing to go from lab to clinic, regulatory submissions
  • Health systems: implementing/applying research results in the health care system

Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

For more information, view the NC TraCS Postdoctoral Training Program slide presentation.

Contact Susan Pusek, susan_pusek@med.unc.edu, with any additional questions on eligibility.