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Graduate Research Assistant (Epidemiology)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Univerisyt of Hawaii Cancer Center
Date Posted:
March 07, 2017
Closing Date:
April 07, 2017
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary - Not to Exceed: June 30, 2018

Other Conditions:
  • To begin approximately August 2017;renewable depending on meeting the eligibility requirements of the assistantship, satisfactory performance and/or funding availability. Doctoral students, either newly admitted or in an advanced semester, at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa are invited to apply for a one year student fellowship made available through the University of Guam/University of Hawai‘i Cancer Center Partnership (U54), a program funded by the National Cancer Institute’s Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Complete graduate-level coursework per requirements of the University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM) doctoral program;
  2. Conduct dissertation research under the mentorship of a faculty member at the University of Hawaii (UH).
Minimum Qualifications
  1. A classified UHM doctoral student (new or continuing);
  2. Good academic standing (3.0 GPA or above);
  3. Identified mentor must be a UH faculty member with experience in cancer research;
  4. Dissertation topic must be related to cancer development or prevention.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Students of Pacific Island ancestry and/or students with significant experience (7 or more years) in the Pacific region will be granted priority;
  2. Interest and experience in research addressing cancer health disparities, particularly among Pacific Islanders.

To Apply:
Submit by hard copy or by e-mail 1) Curriculum vitae 2) personal statement highlighting research and career goals 3) proposed research plan if applicable, 4) proposed mentorship plan including a brief description of mentor's research and your mentor's NIH biosketch, 5) names of three professional references with contact information and 6) official transcripts (copy accepted but original required upon hire) to the address below. All requested documents/information must be postmarked by the closing date and become the property of the University. (Note: only complete applications will be considered.)
  1. University of Hawaii Cancer Center
  2. Human Resources Office
  3. 701 Ilalo Streetm, 6th floor
  4. Honolulu, HI 96813
  1. Hali Robinett;

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