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Lifestyle Medicine and Digital Health Post-Doctoral Associate

Full Time

Lifestyle Medicine and Digital Health Post-Doctoral Associate

The CRANE Lab, within the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (Sylvester; is currently accepting applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship positions in cancer survivorship. The goal of this fellowship is to provide exceptional mentored research and training experiences for its trainees so that they become successful independent leaders in various areas of cancer survivorship research. The overarching goal of the program is to train the next generation of behavioral and biomedical scientists with the necessary skills sets to conduct transformative and impactful research to reduce the burden of cancer in cancer patients and survivors, and their families and communities.

The CRANE Lab is seeking trainees with research interests in the following areas that are well-aligned with the following expertise:
• Technology-supported behavioral interventions, with particular emphasis on wearable devices
• Symptom and toxicities measurement and management
• Patient reported outcomes (PROs)
• Biobehavioral mechanisms in cancer control
• Health disparities in specific survivorship subgroups (e.g., LGBT; Hispanics; Elderly; Occupational)
• Translational science and dissemination and implementation research

Sylvester, the Cancer Control research program and the CRANE Lab provide an excellent platform for training and career development including a diverse and broad scientific portfolio of cancer survivorship-related studies, a robust health informatics core, expertise in technology-based and EHR integrated assessment and intervention tools for symptom and toxicities management, health disparities, sociocultural and biobehavioral approaches, and collaborative projects within and outside of the University of Miami.

To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and experience, how research interests align with training areas stated above, career goals and at least one letter of recommendation. Application materials or general inquiries can be sent to: Grey Freylersythe, Lab Manager, at

Education: Ph.D. required, in areas of Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Digital Health, Lifestyle Medicine, or similar preferred
Certification and Licensing: Not Applicable
Experience: No prior experience required
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
• Skill in collecting, organizing, and analyzing data.
• Experience working with and supporting large-scale multidisciplinary projects
• Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.
• Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions.
• Demonstrated experience working with and leading multidisciplinary teams.
• Strong background in data collection, management, and analysis
• Scientific writing and publication skills
• Demonstrate organizational skills
• Familiarity with cancer survivorship preferred
• Bilingual in English and Spanish and/or Haitian Creole preferred
• Experience working with big data, machine learning preferred

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