Postdoc research fellowship on social determinants of health


Application Deadline Extended to July 18, 2014

The Harvard School of Public Health’s Departments of Social and Behavioral Sciences; Epidemiology; Nutrition; and the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Population Sciences invite applications for a joint fellowship in cancer prevention and control. The following fellowship beginning in September 2014, is available: post-doctorate research (non-degree). The program’s objective is to train researchers in the design and evaluation of cancer prevention and control. Applicants may work in any area related to cancer prevention. Potential areas of research include health care providers, worksites, schools or youth, or under-served populations, in addition to prevention policy. Applicants for the post-doctoral position must have a doctoral degree in the Social and Behavioral Sciences (e.g. sociology, psychology, economics); epidemiology; biostatistics; decision sciences; nutrition; nursing; genetics; education; medicine; or related fields. The postdoctoral research fellowships are funded for two to three years and do not result in a degree. Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged. To be eligible, applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Application materials can be downloaded from the Cancer Prevention Fellowship website:

or can be requested from Whitney Waddell: wwaddell

Application deadline is July 18, 2014.

Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences | HSPH

wwaddell | 617.432.3689


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