Postdocs & Fellows

Postdocs and Hematology/Oncology Fellows gain experience for their next career stages through the University of Arizona Cancer Center programs.


pd|Hub Professional Development Program - Beginning in Summer 2023, the University of Arizona Cancer Center will be an inaugural institution with the pd|Hub program. This innovative 8-week program will help STEM PhD students and postdocs explore career options and learn up-to-date skills for starting their career in a diverse array of cancer-related fields. For more information, please contact CRTEC Assistant Director Laura Farrell-Wortman at

Cancer Prevention and Control T32 Postdoctoral Training Fellowship - This NCI-funded fellowship offers a multi-disciplinary mentored environment integrating behavioral to biological science research focused on cancer disparities and cancer prevention.

Integrative Cancer Scholars -  This NCI-funded fellowship prepares predocs and postdocs for careers in cancer research through mentorship from basic science and clinical science experts.

Cancer Research: Present & Future Annual Conference - An interdisciplinary, trainee-focused conference for cancer research students and postdoctoral researchers. Planned by cancer research trainees, for cancer research trainees. 

CRTEC Travel Awards



Clinical Scholars Program - The Clinical Scholar Program provides funding aimed at facilitating successful candidates’ careers as clinical and translational cancer researchers. The program provides intensive mentored support in patient-oriented cancer research to a resident, fellow with or a clinical faculty member within three years of completing training. Areas of research focus include 1) basic mechanisms of cancer biology; 2) therapeutic interventions; 3) clinical trials; and 4) the development of biomarkers and new technologies. Career development will include a designated period of didactic training followed by a period of closely supervised research experience. The application submission and pertaining documents can be found in UA competition space

Fellowship in Integrative Medicine -  Created by Andrew Weil, MD in 2000, this fellowship prepares physician graduates to treat patients in new ways that emphasize the individual, not just the disease, and prevention, not just treatment.

Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship Training Program -  Fellows who have completed internal medicine training are prepared to subspecialize in hematology and medical oncology.

CRTEC Travel Awards