Postdoctoral Training

Winship Cancer Institute provides support and training opportunities for the professional development of postdoctoral fellows interested in cancer-related research.

Central to Winship's mission as an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center is to provide outstanding educational, training, and mentorship experiences for all professionals and trainees engaged in cancer research and care within Winship.

Training Opportunities

Winship supports an array of research seminars, continuing education, scientific symposia, and professional development opportunities for postdoctoral trainees. Fellowships are available from a number of training grants that span basic, translational, clinical and population science. There are currently over 170 postdoctoral fellows conducting cancer-related research at Winship.

Visit Emory Careers to search postdoctoral fellowship research positions available at Winship Cancer Institute.

Quarterly Group Meetings

The Winship Post-Doctoral Fellows Group focuses on supporting and enhancing the trainee experience by providing a forum for dialogue, advocacy, skill-building, networking, and career development opportunities. Meetings are held quarterly over lunch, with topics and guest speakers guided by the interests of group members. The group welcomes newcomers and is open to all post-doctoral fellows working in cancer research at Emory and Winship member-affiliated labs at partner institutions.

View the Winship web calendar for future group meetings as well as upcoming symposia and lectures.

Career Development

The K-Club provides an educational forum to assist fellows and faculty with developing successful career development award applications.

Online Networking

The Winship Post-Doctoral Association is a professional organization supported by Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. It aims to bring together past and present Winship post-doctoral fellows for discussion of their research experience, networking, career guidance, and current research topics. A LinkedIn group exists online for current Winship post-doctoral fellow or alumni to participate.

Additional Resources

The Office of Postdoctoral Education at Emory University School of Medicine provides a variety of resources for PhD graduates seeking postdoctoral training at Emory University.

Emory University's Cancer Biology Graduate Program offers outstanding training opportunities in every aspect of cancer research, from basic to translational.

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