How do you become a cancer researcher?
- Earn an undergraduate degree. If you’re hoping to pursue a cancer researcher career, it can be important to choose an undergraduate degree that best suits your career path.
- Gain relevant experience.
- Pursue a graduate degree.
- Consider medical program.
- Complete post-doctoral fellowship.
What jobs work with cancer research?
- Faculty in Cancer Epidemiology.
- Postdoctoral Fellowship.
- Postdoctoral Fellow, Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program.
- Research Coordinator II – Liver Cancer.
- Research Coordinator II – Cancer Research.
- Investigator, Cancer Biology (Oncology)
- RNA Accelerator Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Cancer Immunology Discovery.
Are cancer researchers in demand? Although scientists working in the field today have largely picked up skills along the way, there will be a massive increase in demand for translational researchers with computational, analytical, and clinical trial expertise who can turn data into concrete knowledge.
Why do you want to work at cancer research? You get to work at the forefront of scientific discovery, doing work that no one has done before. And best of all, as a cancer researcher your discoveries can make a real difference for people with cancer. It’s rewarding to help contribute to new treatments for patients.