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Cancer Epidemiology, Environmental Health Disparities Postbaccalaureate Fellowship

Work with Drs. Jessica Madrigal and Rena Jones

Dr. Jessica Madrigal and Dr. Rena Jones

Drs. Jessica Madrigal and Rena Jones

The Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch (OEEB) under the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) of the National Cancer Institute is seeking an applicant with an interest in environmental epidemiology to conduct research on environmental risk factors for cancer under the mentorship of Jessica M. Madrigal, Ph.D., independent research scholar, and Rena Jones, Ph.D., investigator. Projects will include a range of etiologic analyses of industrial pollution emissions and other chemicals in relation to cancer risk, including examining the joint contributions of co-exposure to non-chemical and social-structural factors.  

The successful candidate will be mentored to achieve their goals of learning about etiologic cancer research, 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 graduate degree (e.g., MPH, MS) in epidemiology or related field. Candidates should have a strong background in science (e.g., biology, epidemiology, statistics), critical thinking, and writing. Experience with statistical analyses and statistical software (e.g., SAS, Stata) is preferred. 

For more information about this position, please contact Dr. Jessica Madrigal.


Please send a cover letter detailing your qualifications/experience and resume or CV to Dr. Jessica Madrigal. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Applicants may be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Candidates are subject to a background investigation.

To explore other occupational and environmental epidemiology fellowships, see the Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Fellowship Opportunities page.

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