Hospital of Prato
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via Suor Niccolina, 20
PO, Prato 59100
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Medical Oncology Research Fellow in Geriatric Oncology
Application deadline: 7 July 2014
We are inviting applications for a research fellowship in geriatric oncology from highly motivated candidates interested in pursuing clinical and translational research in this field.
The position is two years full-time, with the option of an extension to a 3rd year, and is funded by the “Sandro Pitigliani” Foundation.
The successful candidate will be involved in the development and writing of trial protocols, research projects, scientific manuscripts and abstracts in the field of geriatric oncology, as well as active involvement in other research activities of the Geriatric Oncology Unit and Translational Research Unit of the Department of Oncology. It is expected that the fellow will attend and contribute to clinical and translational research meetings in the department, as well as multidisciplinary meetings in geriatric oncology.
In addition there will be opportunities for the successful candidate to attend courses, conferences and seminars in Geriatric Oncology both nationally and internationally, and it is expected that this fellowship will result in publications and presentations at national and/or international oncology meetings.
Training Experience Required
Applications must have completed their training in medical oncology, and have an interest in geriatric oncology.
An excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken, is mandatory. Knowledge of written or spoken Italian is not required.
Applications should have previous experience in clinical and/or translational cancer research, ideally in geriatric oncology.