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Rising Stars in Population Health Sciences

The Rising Stars event will be hosted in Salt Lake City on December 7-8, 2022.
The deadline for applying is October 24, 2022.


The University of Utah Department of Population Health Sciences is hosting a Rising Stars in Population Health Sciences symposium for doctoral students and recent graduates. The in-person event in beautiful Salt Lake City will provide an opportunity to share research, network with faculty and peers, and explore postdoctoral fellowship opportunities at the University of Utah. We are seeking scholars whose interests align with the research of PHS faculty (e.g., cancer epidemiology, heath system research, implementation science, biostatistics, interventions to improve patient outcomes).
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We are currently reviewing applications. 

     Please send a single PDF including:

  • CV
  • Research statement: describe your scientific interests and academic achievements (1 page)
  • Diversity statement: describe your commitment and contributions to advance diversity and inclusion in your field (1 page)
  • Letter of reference (may be emailed separately)

Deadline: October 24, 2022


  • Terminal degree expected by August 2023
  • Actively seeking a postdoctoral fellowship position starting in 2023
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity & inclusion


  • Symposium to present your research¬†
  • Career development workshop
  • Networking with University of Utah faculty


  • Airfare to Salt Lake City (from a U.S. location)
  • Lodging and meals
  • $250 per diem to cover ground transportation and incidentals