The National Cancer Institute-funded Cancer Control Fellowship at the UTHealth School of Public Health is a quality program with an established, 29 year track record for postdoctoral fellows with an academic interest in cancer prevention and control. Join a thriving interdisciplinary research environment with research and engagement opportunities in diverse populations and areas of Texas and a focus on underserved groups and the reduction of cancer-related health disparities.

  • Fellows will receive support for up to 2 years
  • Annual stipend starting at $53,760, depending on experience
  • Health insurance, tuition, fees, books, software, and travel.
  • Weekly contact with faculty, postdocs, and other doctoral fellows through a seminar focused on proposals, publications, and career development

Two positions available for starting date September 1, 2022. For more information and for an application please visit: Go.uth.edu/NCI2021

Contact Information:

Send inquiries and applications to: D. Maria Fernandez and Dr. Bijal Bala, Training Directors, at ncifellowships@uth.tmc.edu

Individuals with a PhD, DrPH, MD, or other doctoral degree in public health, health promotion, behavioral or social science, epidemiology, health services research, health policy, health economics, biostatistics, or data science. Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents only


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About University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.