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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS :
A postdoctoral position is available in the Oncology, Nutrition and Exercise Group (The ONE Group) at the Penn State Cancer Institute and Department of Pediatrics at the Penn State College of Medicine at the Pennsylvania State University .
3) guiding observational analyses and translational research on pathogenesis and new intervention targets and; 4) mentoring graduate students as well as domestic and international collaborators in clinical and translational research.
The ONE Group conducts transdisciplinary research on energetics in cancer that includes randomized control trials, animal models and in vitro approaches, epidemiological analysis, and biomarker assessment in patient samples.
We seek highly qualified individuals who are highly motivated, flexible, collaborative, detail-oriented, and have the ability to multitask and a commitment to research excellence.
The successful candidate should have a PhD and / or MD degree with a strong background in either molecular biology / biochemistry OR epidemiology OR exercise physiology / behavior and wish to expand their training into human and / or animal studies of energetics and cancer.
Particular training, interest, and experience in pediatric oncology is required for this position. Research experience in epigenetics, flow cytometry, and animal models, OR clinical research, statistical modeling and data management OR in delivering and prescribing exercise interventions in cancer patients or other chronical diseases would be advantageous.
Please forward a cover letter, CV, and the names / addresses of 3 references to :
Kathryn H. Schmitz, PhD, MPH, FACSM, FTOS
Professor, Public Health Sciences
Penn State Cancer Institute, Room T3410
Penn State College of Medicine
Hershey, PA 17033
Email : kschmitz phs.psu.edu
Fax : 717-531-0480
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