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Cedars-Sinai Postdoctoral Scientist - Figueiredo Lab - Cancer Prevention and Genetics Program in Los Angeles, California

The Figueiredo lab is seeking a post-doctoral fellow with a strong background in cancer epidemiology. Recent efforts in our lab have focused on three areas: (1) identifying gene-environment interactions using genome-wide approaches; (2) cancer disparities focusing on Latinos and (3) cancer survivorship. This individual would join the Cancer Prevention and Genetics Program at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Center. We seek highly motivated individuals interest in robust preparation for careers as independent investigators engaged in cancer epidemiological research that incorporates -omic approaches with environmental, behavioral and lifestyle factors to study disease risk, treatment response and outcomes. The post-doctoral fellow will receive training in grantsmanship and encouraged to submit grants and first-authored publications. This position is available immediately, and supports two to three years of mentored postdoctoral training. Experience:

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 experimental protocols and procedures, including detailed data collection, and analysis and operation and maintenance of specialized equipment.

Knowledge of safety standards and maintenance of specialized equipment.

Educational Requirements:

Minimum - Doctorate (PhD or MD) in Epidemiology or area related to field of specialization

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