E140200 - Comprehensive Cancer Center

Mentor:  Dr. Gabrielle B. Rocque, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, WTI 240E, Birmingham, AL 35294-3300, 205-996-9281

A post-doctoral position is available in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Comprehensive Cancer Center under the mentorship of Dr. Gabrielle Rocque. She is a medical oncologist with a focus on breast cancer.

Candidates will have the opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary team within the UAB Health System Cancer Community network, which includes 12 sites in Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Tennessee, and Florida. Our research focuses on quality of care and healthcare delivery models, with an emphasis on expansion of palliative and supportive care services within oncology. Research is conducted both at UAB and within the network.

We seek a motivated, creative, and energetic applicant with excellent verbal and writing skills. Candidates will assist with management of research including completion of IRB applications, conducting surveys and interviews, data management and analysis, and participating in manuscript preparation.

Candidates must have a recent Ph.D. Priority will be given to qualified candidates with a strong background in qualitative research with expertise in conducting semi-structured interviews and focus groups. Experience with IRB is required. Candidates must be willing to travel intermittently to sites within the network. Salary will follow NIH guidelines commensurate with training and experience. Competitive applicants will have a proven track record in terms of publications. The position is available in August 1 and will be funded for 1 year with a strong possibility for extension.

If interested, please send a letter describing your research experience/interest/future career aspirations, your CV, and contact information for three references electronically to: Valeria Pacheco-Rubi (vrubi@uabmc.edu).This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

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