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Postdoctoral Fellow
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 07/27/2021
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Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)
Department CINJ-Office of Research Development
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Vision, Mission and Core Values:
Our vision is to be a statewide, national and world leader of scientific discovery, transdisciplinary engagement, translation, patient care and education that improves outcomes for cancer patients and populations.
We will accomplish this by conducting innovative basic, clinical and population research and cutting-edge patient-centered care that expands our understanding of the etiology and biology of cancer; facilitates the rapid translation of laboratory-based discoveries into human studies; develops new approaches and interventions for cancer prevention that decrease cancer incidence and mortality; and develops new and better therapies to decrease suffering and mortality from cancer.
CORE VALUES: Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and Caring, Perseverance.
Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for the Population Sciences Department of the Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
The primary purpose of the Postdoctoral Fellow position is to support the conduct of highly specialized and technical epidemiologic research in the Cancer Epidemiology and Health Outcomes Section under the direction of the Principal Investigator. The Postdoctoral Fellow assists in ongoing research, with a particular focus on cohort studies of ovarian and breast cancer survivors.  The position involves assisting in data management and analysis, as well as in preparation of manuscripts and grant applications. Considerable opportunities for mentored professional development including analytic skills for epidemiologic data, writing lead-author papers, and conducting grant-funded research.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  •  Assists the Principal Investigator (PI) and study staff on all ongoing research. 
  •  Actively participates and leads data analysis and the preparation of manuscripts, reports, and presentations. 
  •  Assists the PI with the preparation of grant proposals. 
  •  Assists with IRB submissions of ongoing research projects. 
  •  Gives oral presentations of the research.

Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Grade 99S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary
Annual Mid Range Salary
Annual Maximum Salary
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Non-Union
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility None

Minimum Education and Experience
  • Doctoral degree in public health/epidemiology or MD with demonstrated advanced training in epidemiology or biostatistics (a minimum of MPH with epidemiology or biostatistics major required for MD candidates). 
  • Candidates in all but degree status (ABD) will also be considered.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Demonstrated excellent writing and statistical and SAS or STATA programming skills. 
  • Effective oral communication skills. 
  • Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. 

Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior research experience in cancer epidemiology or health outcomes research and clinical background.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • Physical Demands: Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing.  No special vision requirements. 

  • Work Environment: Office environment. Moderate noise
Special Conditions
  • This is a Full Time, 37.5 hour week position 

Posting Number 21ST2054
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
Location Details
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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