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Postdoctoral Fellowships
Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Memphis, TN
Postdoctoral Fellowships
Neurocognitive & Psychological Aspects of Cancer Survivorship

Applications are being accepted for two full-time clinical research postdoctoral fellowships in the Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Anticipated start dates are Summer to Fall 2014. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in psychology, neuropsychology, neuroscience, or related field. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

These positions offer individualized training in the evaluation and characterization of neurocognitive and psychological outcomes, and the design and implementation of interventions to prevent or remediate deficits in child, adolescent and adult survivors of pediatric onset cancer. In addition, training will include neurocognitive and psychosocial assessment, data analysis, and publication and grantsmanship.

Opportunities for research involving neuroimaging and genetics are also available. Fellows will have the opportunity to conduct research leading to high impact scientific publications and presentations at national and international conferences. Fellows are supported in the development of their own research protocols. Applicants are encouraged to apply for job 31964 or job 31966 at https://jobs.stjude.org/CSS_APO_Postdoc/. Questions should be directed to Dr. Kevin R. Krull (kevin.krull@stjude.org) and/or Dr. Tara Brinkman (tara.brinkman@stjude.org).

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is one of the premier pediatric cancer hospitals in the United States and has a large faculty of clinical and basic investigators organized into traditional academic departments. Strong interdepartmental programs are present in Hematological Malignancies, Solid Tumor Biology, Neuro-oncology, Molecular Oncogenesis, Transplantation and Gene Therapy. Clinical and basic research activities are carried out in adjoining state-of the-art buildings that provide an environment that fosters close collaboration between clinical and basic investigators.

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