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Applying to the Program

All Postdoctoral positions for 2021-22 have been filled. Check back in the fall of 2021 for information about future openings.

Postdoctoral fellows (PhD, MD, DO, ScD, DSN, etc) will have two- or three-year training opportunities. Three-year trainees will pursue a Master of Science in Clinical Investigation degree at UMass Medical School

All Pre-doctoral positions for 2021-22 have been filled. 


Predoctoral trainees will be doctoral students enrolled in the PhD program in Clinical and Population Health Research (CPHR) at UMMS. They will enroll in PRACCTIS for up to two years. 

  • Trainees must be interested in pursuing a career focused on cancer prevention and control implementation research. All applicants must pursue independent research in this area.
  • Applicants, per federal policy, must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. UMass Medical School is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

How to Apply:  Applications should include:

  • A cover letter describing your professional background, unique qualifications, career goals and research interests in cancer prevention and control
  • Your curriculum vitae or NIH biosketch

Please submit your complete application materials including letters of reference, to

Please direct any questions about the program to

UMass Medical School is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

This program is funded by National Cancer Institute Grant # 2 T32 CA172009-06.