T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Integrated Program in Cancer and Data Science (ICADS)–Cancer Biology

  • Tampa, FL
  • Moffitt at Magnolia Campus (MCC)
  • Molecular Oncology
  • Full Time - Day Shift - varies
  • Req #: 35697
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At Moffitt Cancer Center, we come face-to-face with cancer every day, but we also see courage. And it inspires us to be the safest and best place for cancer care – to bring greater hope to every patient we serve. It’s why we’ve been continually named One of the Top Places to Work in the Tampa Bay Area. As the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, Moffitt employs some of the best and brightest minds from around the world. Moffitt is the leading cancer hospital in both Florida and the Southeast and has been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report since 1999. Because working at Moffitt is both a career and a mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Join a dedicated, diverse and inclusive team of over 7,000 to be a part of the Courageous future we envision.

Summary

T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship (ICADS)
Integrated Program in Cancer and Data Science

The Moffitt Cancer seeks highly-motivated postdoctoral fellows with backgrounds in either cancer biology or data science to participate in an three-year NCI-funded training  program.

Position Highlights:
The Integrated Program in Cancer and Data Science (ICADS) at Moffitt serves to train the next generation of leaders in Cancer and Data Science. Over thirty faculty members, who work together at the interface of cancer research and data science, serve as mentors and co-mentors. The program is cross-disciplinary, spanning every Division at Moffitt including: 1) basic science; 2) population science; 3) clinical science; 4) translational science; and 5) quantitative science. Postdoctoral trainees in the program are paired into training teams that design a mentored research project that addresses a critical issue in cancer utilizing data science approaches (e.g., biostatistics, statistical genomics, bioinformatics). In addition to research, the Program includes structured coursework, taken as appropriate, and is supplemented by participation in many career development activities.  To learn more, visit - moffitt.org/ICADS


The Ideal Candidate:
• Strong academic record in relevant s fields of study.
• Concrete evidence of research productivity and scholarship.
• The ambitiuon of become an independent investigator.
• Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to work independently and with collaborators.

Responsibilities:
• Learn research methods that directly relate to the scientific projects with limited direction and supervision
• Collaborate on a variety of cancer and statistical/bioinformatics research projects
• Develop scientific writing and presentation skills, including grant proposals, manuscript preparation, and formal seminars presented to the Moffitt scientific community and at national scientific meetings.
• Work effectively within an interdisciplinary research team.

Credentials and Qualifications:
• Cancer Biology applicants must have a terminal (PhD) degree in Cell/Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Genetics, Medicine or related field and relevant research experience.
• Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. Individuals on temporary visas are not eligible.

Stipends and benefits are highly competitive. Relocation assistance is offered to candidates relocating to the Tampa Bay area. Tampa was recently named an “urban gem” and the “Best City in the Southeast” by Money magazine.  Aside from the sunshine, beaches, and year-round outdoor recreation associated with the Gulf Coast of Florida, Tampa is a thriving metropolitan city with unique cultural attractions, low cost of living, and a high quality of life. https://www.visittampabay.com/


To apply: Please send cover letter defining your interests in the program, a CV/resume and contact information or three references. Inquiries and applications should be sent to Dr. Douglas Cress (douglas.cress@moffitt.org).

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