University of Utah

Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer Cell Biology

Department of Biochemistry

The University of Utah has an opening for a Postdoctoral Fellow interested in working in the field of cancer cell biology in a thriving and diverse laboratory environment. The Roh-Johnson laboratory in the Department of Biochemistry is interested in fundamental aspects of cancer cell migration and proliferation, and uses a combination of cell culture and animal models (zebrafish and mouse) to understand how the microenvironment dictates cancer cell behavior. Current projects include macrophage-dependent roles in cancer, and the in vivo regulation and evolution of cell-matrix interactions. For more information on the Roh-Johnson lab, please visit the lab website:

This position is considered Category I: Mandatory and required on campus or health care facilities to support on-site operations. Employees hired into this category will be required to be physically located at the work site if they are healthy and without COVID-19 symptoms.

University of Utah Job ID# PRN25470B - 01502 - Department of Biochemistry
COMPENSATION: $53,760 (FY21 NRSA level 0)
WORK SCHEDULE: Full Time, Flexible. Can be discussed.

PREFERENCES: Candidates should have recently received a Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree or be close to obtaining their doctoral degree. Experience in cell biology and imaging is preferred, but not required. However, successful candidates are expected to develop an independent research project and have a track record of success in the laboratory.


The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), for further information or to request an accommodation. The University of Utah is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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Last updated: 2021-04-14