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Applying to the Program

Now accepting applications for postdoctoral fellowships beginning January 2021 and August 2021

Eligible Candidates

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. 

Postdoctoral fellows (e.g. PhD, MD, ScD, DSN) 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

  • 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.
  • Eligible postdoctoral trainees will have doctoral degrees (MD, DO, Ph.D., Sc.D., etc.) 
  • 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 are being accepted now and will be considered until the positions are filled. They 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
  • Two letters of reference

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.