Employment Opportunity

A Postdoctoral Position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Daniel W. Rosenberg in the Center for Molecular Oncology at the University of Connecticut Health Center.

Job description

Our long-term goals are to apply mouse genetic cancer models to understand early stages of cancer pathogenesis, and to develop effective chemo prevention strategies to reduce cancer risk. We are recruiting a highly motivated individual with a Ph.D. and/or M.D./Ph.D. in cell and molecular biology or a related discipline to study the chemo preventive efficacy of naturally-occurring polyphenolic compounds present in certain foods.


Lead a project focused on the role of polyphenolic compounds in cancer prevention.

Both in vitro and in vivo preclinical work will be required.

Keep detailed and accurate logs of experiments from conception to analysis using appropriate software tools.

Prepare presentations for meetings/conferences and manuscripts for publication of new research findings.


Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in cell biology, molecular biology, or a related field

Expertise with animal models, immunologic assays, cell culture systems, and basic molecular biology techniques is required.

Good oral and written communication skills

Ability to respond effectively to constructive feedback.

Ability to handle advanced statistical packages for data analysis.

Ideal candidates will be highly motivated and have serious ambition to further develop their scientific career. They will have a desire to be challenged and to learn new scientific techniques and develop novel approaches.

Interested applicants should send their, cover letter, CV/resume and List of references directly to Dr. Rosenberg at rosenberg@uchc.edu