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BC Cancer-Victoria Clinical Research Lung Cancer Fellowship 

Fellowship Supervisor- Dr. Doran Ksienski 
Location: BC Cancer-Victoria
Fellowship start date: July 1, 2023
Fellowship duration: 1 year
Funding: Fully-funded 

1) Description
BC Cancer is committed to advancing cancer care through basic science, translational, and clinical trials research. BC Cancer – Victoria serves a large patient population on Vancouver Island. Our center has an active Clinical Trials Unit and houses the Deeley Research Center (11,000 sq. ft. general immunology and molecular biology labs). 

The intent of the fellowship is to provide clinical and research training in the area of lung cancer. BC Cancer-Victoria has a focus of activity in population outcomes research for patients receiving immunotherapy and targeted therapy for advanced nonsmall cell lung cancer. There is a focus on safety and efficacy of novel treatments for patient populations excluded or underrepresented in clinical trials. We have databases including over 1300 patients provincially. The fellow will undertake a lung cancer specific project and be supported by their research supervisor. 

2) Qualifications
Applications are open to all trainees who have completed core training in an oncology discipline and are seeking to enhance their research and clinical skills. Candidates must be eligible for an educational license from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia. 

3) Fellowship Tasks
A portion of time will be devoted to conceptualizing, implementation, and analysis of a lung cancer specific research project. 

In addition, a portion of time will be devoted to clinical experience and direct patient interaction. This will involve running a semi-independent longitudinal clinic under the guidance of a supervisor, active participation in clinical trials, and attendance at weekly Lung multidisciplinary rounds. 

4) Application Process
-Cover letter introducing the candidate and personal statement regarding interest in pursuing a lung cancer fellowship at BC Cancer-Victoria
-Curriculum Vitae
-Three letters of reference 


Genitourinary Oncology Research Fellowship

Fellowship Supervisor: Dr. Michael Kolinsky, Medical Oncology
Location: Cross Cancer Research Institute
Term: July 1 2023 - June 30, 2024
Salary: $80,000 per annum*


Open for application is a one year clinical research fellowship with the Genitourinary Medical Oncology (GUMO) group at the Cross Cancer Institute, in Edmonton, Alberta.  The Cross Cancer Institute (CCI) is a tertiary oncology center that serves as the regional referral center for Northern Alberta and the Northwest Territories, with a catchment population of approximately 2 million people.  The CCI is recognized for providing exceptional patient care, and as a leader in cancer research.  The GUMO group is comprised of dynamic individuals with active clinical, academic, and administrative positions.  This group is heavily invested in research, and participates in many industry sponsored-, cooperative group-, and investigator initiated clinical trials, as well as translational and real-world evidence research.

The successful applicant would be provided with a broad clinical exposure, including clinical trials, and would also be expected to participate in research projects.  Mentorship would be provided and tailored towards the applicant’s career goals. 

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How to apply:
Please send the following to Ms. Jen Freund (jkoskela@ualberta.ca) by February 28, 2023:
1) Letter of intent
2) Curriculum Vitae
3) Three letters of reference
4) English language proficiency, if required


McGill University

Various Fellowship Positions - click here to view

Canadian Association of Medical Oncologists

Phone: 613.415.6033
Email: info@camo-acom.ca

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