Hillman Postdoctoral Fellows

Hillman Postdoctoral Fellows for Innovative Cancer Research

 Closing date: October 31, 2022

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, invites applications for the Hillman Postdoctoral Fellowship in Innovative Cancer Research. Hillman Postdoctoral Fellows for Innovative Cancer Research will receive a stipend 20% above the NIH recommendation for two years and a $10,000 career development account. Hillman Postdoctoral Fellows for Innovative Cancer must submit a K99 application during the interval of the award. Accordingly, candidates for the 2022 competition must have received their PhD no earlier than October 31, 2020. Successful candidates must be training in the laboratories of full members* of UPMC Hillman Cancer Center.

Interested applicants should send their CV; a 1-page statement of research interests, including the identity of their postdoctoral mentor(s); and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Moira Hitchens (hitchensm2@upmc.edu) by midnight October 31, 2022.

Applications will be reviewed in November 2022 by a committee chaired by Dr. Chad Ellis that includes representatives from all UPMC Hillman Cancer Center CCSG programs. Notices of award will be sent in the first week of December 2022.

 

Hillman Postdoctoral Fellows for Diversity in Innovative Cancer Research

Applications evaluated monthly

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center invites applications for the Hillman Postdoctoral Fellowship in Innovative Cancer Research from individuals from underrepresented minorities or disadvantaged backgrounds, as defined by the NIH. Hillman Postdoctoral Fellows for Innovative Cancer Research will receive a stipend 20% above the NIH recommendation for two years and a $10,000 career development account. Successful candidates must be training in the laboratories of full members* of UPMC Hillman Cancer Center and be a US citizen or permanent resident.

Interested applicants should send their CV; a 1-page statement of research interests, including the identity of their potential postdoctoral mentor(s); and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Moira Hitchens (hitchensm2@upmc.edu).

Applications to the Hillman Postdoctoral Fellowship for Diversity in Innovative Cancer Research will be accepted on a rolling basis and evaluated by the senior leadership team within one month of receipt.

 

*Faculty Mentors

Participating UPMC Hillman Cancer Center faculty mentors are nationally and internationally recognized scientists with strong publication records, dynamic laboratories, and established track records of effective mentoring.

Learn more about the Hillman Research Programs.