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Research Fellowship at the University of Michigan in United States

Research Fellowship at the University of Michigan in United States

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Applications call for the Research Fellowship at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor in the United States of America.

The University of Michigan School of Nursing announces a two-year postdoctoral research fellowship position that is funded by a National Cancer Institute T32 training program (T32-CA-236621). Fellows will receive mentoring from interdisciplinary faculty across the University with funded research programs focused on cancer care delivery science. In addition to seminars and coursework, professional development activities will be planned in grantsmanship, preparing scientific papers, disseminating research findings to broad audiences, rigor and reproducibility of research, team science, and the responsible conduct of research.

Position Summary

Candidates on this Research Fellowship at the University of Michigan will be responsible for furthering their training in one aspect of cancer care delivery research – descriptive discovery, intervention development and testing, and implementation science – through formal coursework, informal seminars, applied experiences with research teams, and through mentored research. Fellows will have to prepare first-authored, data-based publications in peer review journals, submit at least one extramural research grant, and develop expertise in the conduct of cancer care delivery research. Populations of interest include adults and pediatric patients and their caregivers. Settings may include prevention, diagnosis and treatment, survivorship, and end-of-life.

All scholars should demonstrate interest or capability to conduct research in one of the three areas listed below within the cancer care continuum:

  • Descriptive discovery to identify patterns and consequences of cancer care delivery.
  • Developing and testing interventions to improve both patient-centered and system-level outcomes in the cancer context.
  • Implementation science methods to assure efficacious interventions are delivered in cancer care delivery settings.


Candidates must have the following things to be eligible for Research Fellowship at the University of Michigan

  • Ph.D. from accredited programs in Engineering, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Social Work, and/or related fields pertinent to study cancer care delivery.
  • Physician-scientists who have completed formal research training and wish to focus their careers on cancer care delivery research will be considered.
  • Commitment to a research career in one of the focus areas listed above/
  • Demonstrated motivation to pursue a research career.
  • Strong letters of recommendation as well as a competitive graduate GPA.
  • Interviews with the UM-selected Primary Mentor and Program Committee.

The University of Michigan

The University of Michigan is the public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America.  Its comprehensive graduate program offers doctoral degrees in the humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) as well as professional degrees in architecture, business, medicine, law, pharmacy, nursing, social work, public health, and dentistry. Michigan’s body of living alumni comprises more than 540,000 people. Also, it is one of the largest alumni bases of any university in the world.  As of October 2018, 50 MacArthur Fellows, 25 Nobel Prize winners, 6 Turing Award winners, and 1 Fields Medalist have been affiliated with the University of Michigan.

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Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline01 March,2021
Open toAll
OrganizerUnited States



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