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Post Doctoral Fellowship, Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology, Department of Oncology

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Job ID: 14521

Updated: June 15, 2018

Location: Foothills Campus

Position Description

Area: Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology         
Duration: 1 year with the opportunity for renewal
Start Date: September 1, 2018       
Salary: $45,000 per year with Benefits

The Department of Oncology, Division of Psychosocial Oncology in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow in Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology.

Job Description:

The focus of this research is on the long-term psychological outcomes in survivors of childhood cancer. The primary focus of the work will be data processing, data analytics and manuscript preparation. The successful applicant will be involved in various activities related to:

  • Analysis of existing data sets
  • Preparation of manuscripts
  • Project management and coordination

Additional roles may include the development of new research projects, training and mentoring junior students, presenting their work at local and national conferences and co-authoring papers.


  • PhD or equivalent in Behavioral Science, Psychology, or a related field.
  • Previous experience in psychosocial oncology
  • Expertise in statistical analysis
  • CV and transcripts considered competitive for external funding.
  • High level of effective organizational, time and personal initiative skills, teamwork, accuracy and strong attention to detail

Application details:  

All application materials must be received via email.  Applications must include:

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copies of representative publications (if applicable)
  • Graduate school transcripts (copies are acceptable)
  • The contact information for three references

Further questions should be directed to Dr. Fiona Schulte through email at

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Additional Information

To learn more about postdoctoral scholar opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Postdoc Careers website. For more information about the Cumming School of Medicine visit Careers in the Cumming School of Medicine.

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