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Clinical Epidemiology, Gynecologic Cancers, Disparities Postdoctoral Fellowship

Work with Dr. Megan Clarke

Dr. Megan Clarke

Megan Clarke, Ph.D., M.H.S.

The Clinical Genetics Branch is seeking an applicant with training in epidemiology and/or molecular epidemiology to conduct research on gynecologic cancers under the mentorship of Megan Clarke, Ph.D., M.H.S., Earl Stadtman Investigator. Dr. Clarke combines molecular and clinical epidemiology approaches to address etiology, prevention, and early detection of gynecologic cancers with a particular focus on addressing disparities. Projects may include a range of topics from etiology to clinical/applied work and involve analyses of data from questionnaires and electronic health records, as well as molecular biomarkers measured from various biospecimen types to inform etiology and risk assessment.

The successful candidate will be mentored to achieve their goals, progressing to greater independence during the fellowship. Learn more about the other advantages of being a DCEG fellow, including our distinctive research environment, mentorship, professional development, compensation and benefits, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.


Individuals must either hold, or expect to soon attain, a doctorate degree in epidemiology or related field.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Applicants may be U.S. citizens, permanent residents; or foreign nationals (visa requirements apply). 


Submit your CV/resume to the NCI application database. For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Clarke.

To explore other clinical genetics fellowships, see the Clinical Genetics Fellowship Opportunities page. 

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