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Duke Announces Postdoctoral Research Training in Surgical Oncology

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
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The Duke University Postdoctoral Research Training in Surgical Oncology Training Grant has 3 positions available for 2-year research fellowships. Candidates must have an MD or equivalent degree and be in good standing or have completed a clinical training program that supports eligibility for certification in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Urology, Head and Neck Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, or an ACGME-approved surgical subspecialty. Candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents.

The Duke Postdoctoral Research Training in Surgical Oncology Program will develop surgeons and perioperative physicians into physician-scientists, a critical element of the multidisciplinary approach needed to investigate novel approaches to cancer. Full-time stipends for these fellowship positions are supported by a National Cancer Institute T32 training grant. Trainee stipends are fixed by the National Institutes of Health and vary depending on the number of years of experience following doctoral degree.

For a full program description, please visit NCI T32 Postdoctoral Research Training in Surgical Oncology.

How to Apply

  1. Much of our application uses a well-known standard format, specifically the NIH F32 application. Therefore, we will accept a completed F32 application or you can follow the application instructions found on our website.
  2. Submit your completed application via email to SurgeryT32@duke.edu.
  3. If you have any questions, please contact Theresa Champion, T32 Administrator, at SurgeryT32@duke.edu.

Applications are due April 22, 2017 at 5:00 PM EST.