Postdoctoral Research Associate - Epidemiology & Cancer Control

Job Location US-TN-Memphis
Epidemiology & Cancer Control
Faculty Member
Kevin Krull


St. Jude is seeking outstanding candidates for postdoctoral fellowship positions in pediatric cancer survivorship research. As a fellow, you will benefit from access to unique datasets and expertise; a top-ranked scientific environment; and superb benefits, mentoring, and professional development. Positions are available in diverse research areas, including epidemiology, genetics, computational biology, psychology and neuropsychology, neuroscience, exercise physiology, oncology, pharmacology, radiology, surgery and biostatistics. St. Jude leads two of the world’s largest pediatric survivorship research studies, St. Jude LIFE and the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS). Other benefits include:

  • Access to exceptional core facilities to help advance your research.
  • Opportunity to obtain a Master of Public Health in epidemiology or biostatistics with full tuition.
  • Opportunity to participate in St. Jude Global Pediatric Medicine conducting research in Central America, South America, Mexico, Eastern Mediterranean region, China, and Southeast Asia.

St. Jude offers highly competitive stipends and benefits and fosters professional development.


St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, located in Memphis, Tennessee, is one of the world’s premier research and treatment centers for pediatric cancer and childhood disease. It is the first and only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. 

St. Jude has been recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” every year since 2011 and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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To learn more, please contact:
Kevin Krull, PhD
Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Minimum Experience

Successful applicants will have excellent communications skills and a PhD, MD, DO, or PharmD in a relevant field. Multiple positions are available, funded through a new T32 training grant from the National Cancer Institute or our institutional budget. Applicants to positions funded by the T32 training grant must be citizens or noncitizen nationals of the United States or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time of appointment.

Other Information

COVID-19 vaccine:

As of September 10, 2021, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has mandated the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious accommodation, as a condition of employment.

St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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