Employment Opportunities

 Cancer and Cell Biology faculty positions are  announced via national advertising in scientific journals and on-line at https://www.jobsatuc.com.  Staff research (Postdoctoral Fellow, Research Associate) and Administrative positions available in the Department and throughout the University are also listed at this website. These positions offer competitive salaries and generous start-up packages commensurate with the candidate's qualifications. The Department of Cancer and Cell Biology occupies the Vontz Center for Molecular Studies, a 35,000-square feet, state-of-the-art research facility designed by world-renowned architect Frank O. Gehry. Cincinnati, including its suburbs, is a beautiful and affordable city with many cultural attractions.


The Department of Cancer and Cell Biology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine currently has postdoctoral fellow positions available under a Training Program in Cancer Therapeutics sponsored by the National Cancer Institute. Highly motivated postdoctoral candidates who have obtained a Ph.D and/or M.D. within the past 5 years and who are citizens of the United States or who currently possess a Green Card are eligible to apply. The postdoctoral candidates will choose to work under the mentorship of one of 15 preceptors. Possible areas of research and mentors include the following:

Nira Ben-Jonathan, The impact of prolactin signaling in chemotherapeutic resistance

Maria Czyzyk-Krzeska, The regulation of gene expression in kidney cancer by the von Hippel-Lindau complex

Carolyn Price, Telomere structure and its maintenance during cell division

Susan Waltz, The role of receptor tyrosine kinases in breast and prostate cancer

The overall goal of this program is to train promising cancer researchers in the actions of therapeutic agents used in the treatment of cancer. Interested applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, a statement of present and future research interests and career goals, along with the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references to:

Susan E. Waltz, Ph.D.
Department of Cancer Biology
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Vontz Building for Molecular Studies, Room 2328
3125 Eden Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0521
susan [dot] waltz [at] uc [dot] edu (subject: Postdoctoral%20Fellow%20Position)