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New opportunities will be added to this page, please check back for new postings. Postings here are for both internal and external opportunities for faculty and trainees.

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C/T Research Academy First Grant Bootcamp, August – December 2024 

Training program designed for early-stage investigators who are ready to write their first grant application. Over the course of 15 weeks, participants will prepare a competitive grant application via self-paced grant-writing instruction, live webinars, and faculty-led small groups focused on feedback and editing. Applications due July 25, 2024.

Data Matters: Short-Course Series 

Data Matters is a week-long series held August 5-9 of one- and two-day courses aimed at students and professionals in business, research and government. The short course series is sponsored by the Odum Institute for Research in Social Science at UNC-Chapel Hill, the National Consortium for Data Science and RENCI.

Those interested in the event can register directly at this link:

The deadline for registration is August 1 for Monday/Tuesday courses, August 3 for Wednesday courses, and August 4 for Thursday/Friday courses.

Among the classes available are:

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 ( with questions.

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:

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,, with any additional questions on eligibility.