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WHO Postdoctoral Research in Cancer Studies 2020 for Developing Countries

WHO Postdoctoral Research in Cancer Studies 2020 for Developing Countries

WHO Postdoctoral Research in Cancer Studies 2020 for Developing Countries

WHO Postdoctoral Research in Cancer Studies 2020 for Developing Countries

A postdoctoral scientist opportunity is available in the IARC Section of Environment and Radiation, to contribute to various cancer research studies in Africa, primarily the African Breast Cancer – Disparities in Outcomes cohort ABC-DO.

Application Deadline:
22nd August 2020

About the Award: The ABC-DO cohort investigates multi-dimensional factors contributing to low breast cancer survival across five sub-Saharan African countries. This cohort of 2200 women with breast cancer, initiated in 2014, will be followed for a further two years.

The selected candidate will interact closely with Dr Valerie McCormack and with the teams across sub-Saharan Africa. The current postdoctoral opportunity will involve analyses and drafting of manuscripts based on existing ABC-DO data, e.g. on quality-of-life, survival analyses, social
inequalities, treatment adherence and adverse events. The candidate will also be involved in fieldwork co-ordination, travel when permitting, grant writing and reporting to funders.

Type: Postdoctoral

Eligibility: The successful candidate would ideally have:
  • a PhD in epidemiology or biostatistics
  • strong statistical analytical and programming skills ideally in STATA
  • excellent English language communication skills
  • experience in cancer research, survival analysis or research in Africa
Applications from women and from nationals from low- and middle-income countries are particularly encouraged. IARC welcomes around 40 postdoctoral scientists, at any one time, distributed across its sixteen research groups.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: The current IARC postdoctoral stipend is €2,820 per month. The cost of travel, and in certain circumstances for dependants, will be met, a dependant’s allowance paid, and health insurance covered. Postdoctoral scientists at IARC have access to a wide spectrum of scientific disciplines and to a unique network of collaborators across the world.

Duration of Award: The opportunity is initially for a period of 12 months.

How to Apply: Interested candidates may contact Dr Valerie McCormack (mccormackv@iarc.fr) as soon as possible with informal inquiries about the position.

Applicants should send a cover letter and CV, by 22 August 2020, including a list of publications and a description of previous research experience, as well as the names and addresses of two academic referees, to:
Mrs Christine Bassier
Section of Environment and Radiation
150 cours Albert Thomas
69372 Lyon Cedex 08
FRANCE
Email: bassierc@iarc.fr

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