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Research Scientist in Cancer Prevention

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

The Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women’s Health (CIRWH) at UTMB is recruiting an experienced research scientist who will conduct, report, and present research on HPV-related cancers, HPV vaccine uptake, and HPV prevalence within the US population under the supervision of the CIRWH Director. The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary team that engages in clinical research and has a strong history of research support for cancer prevention, with over $15 million in secured funding over the past decade.

Applicants with a doctoral degree (PhD, DrPH, or comparable degree) in epidemiology, statistics, public health, demography, sociology, or related fields are invited to apply. Preferred qualifications for this position include excellent writing skills and prior experience with research on cancer prevention and/or human papillomavirus vaccines. Previous postdoctoral experience is preferred but not required.

Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter briefly describing their experience, research interests, and career goals to the Search Committee (abberens@utmb.edu).

The UTMB campus is located along the Gulf coast on Galveston Island, a popular location that includes beautiful beaches, museums, historical architecture, a vibrant arts community, excellent restaurants, and warm weather year-round. Galveston is only 45 minutes away from Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city.

UTMB currently consists of four schools (Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions, and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences) and is adding a School of Public Health in 2022. The institution owns a network of hospitals and clinics that provide numerous opportunities to conduct clinical research. Within UTMB, total grant funding for FY2020 was $168.9 million, an increase of $29.4 million from the previous fiscal year.

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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About Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women’s Health (CIRWH) at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB Health)

UTMB is the oldest medical school in Texas and part of the University of Texas system. UTMB currently consists of four schools (Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions, and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences) and is adding a School of Public Health in 2022. The institution owns a network of hospitals and clinics that provide a full range of primary and specialized medical care, and over 1.15 million square feet of research facilities. Within UTMB, total grant funding for FY2020 was $168.9 million, an increase of $29.4 million from the previous fiscal year.