JOE - December 2012

 
Virginia Commonwealth University
School of Medicine
Fellowship in the Economics of Cancer Prevention & Control Research
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Fellowship in the Economics of Cancer Prevention & Control Research
Section: 2 -- US: Other Academic (Temporary, Adjunct, Visiting, Part-Time)
Location: Richmond, VA, USA
JEL Classification: I1 -- Health
Keywords: cancer, fellowship
Deadline Information: Applications received by January 15, 2013 will receive priority consideration but applications will be accepted after that.
Deadline Date: 00/2013

JOE ID Number: 201212_398278

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This 2 year flexible program is NIH funded, offering salaries and start-up funds while preparing Fellows for an academic career.

Areas of research interest as they relate to health economics and cancer include (but are not limited to):
--Health policies regarding physician reimbursement and insurance coverage
--Cost of care and efficient allocation of resources
--Comparative effectiveness research
--Role of safety net providers in providing care to underserved
--Role of health insurance in treatment and outcomes

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Candidate should have a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degree by the start of the fellowship and a commitment to a career as a cancer prevention and control researcher. In addition, candidate should have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU. MUST have a green card or US citizenship.
Application Instructions:

Applications received by January 15, 2013 will receive priority consideration but applications will be accepted after that. Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged. Please submit the following in support of your application: A recent Curriculum Vitae including previous research experience, both didactic and practical; a personal statement describing the reason for seeking research training, specific research interests, and how the R25 will contribute to future career plans; at least two letters of recommendation, including one from the training director or doctoral committee chairperson/advisor.
Application Materials may be sent to the program coordinator: A. Whitney Christake (awchristake@vcu.edu).


Email for Applications: awchristake@vcu.edu
Informational URL: http://www.massey.vcu.edu/cancer-prevention-and-control-research-training.htm


For more information, email: awchristake@vcu.edu

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