Opportunity for Post-doctoral Fellowship: Apply Now!! – Postdoctoral Scholars in Cancer Research

Postdoctoral Scholars in Cancer Research (PDSCR)


Program Description

Postdoctoral Scholars in Cancer Research (PDSCR) is one of the program components of the HSC Scholars in Cancer Research Program offered to Post-doctoral fellows. This program aims to recruit or retain highly talented early-stage cancer researchers in Texas, and provide them with training for professional development and prepare them as well-trained next generation researchers in cancer and health disparities.

The Post-doctoral scholars will be cross-trained in multi-disciplinary techniques. They will interact with non-clinical, clinical researchers, and role model personnel to broaden the knowledge. They will also participate in grants writing, mentoring and leadership training workshops for their career advancement.

Selection Criteria

  • Postdoctoral fellows with interest in cancer research
  • Underrepresented groups in health professional programs (racial/ethnic groups, disabilities, disadvantaged backgrounds) are encouraged to apply
  • Interest in diversity and health disparity research
  • Commitment to careers in clinical and community-based approaches to solving cancer and cancer disparities


  • Travel allowance of up to $2,000/year to attend local/regional/national conferences
  • Length of Support- up to 2.5 years


Funding Agency

Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)

Application Deadline: May 23, 2024

Link to Apply