Postdoctoral Position in the Department of Gynecology/Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division
Gynecology/Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Full Time
Salary is commensurate with relevant research experience and NIH pay scale.
Description of Duties

A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the laboratory of Karen McLean, MD, PhD, in the Gynecology Department at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. McLean has a joint appointment in the Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, with laboratory space and access to shared resources in the Center for Genetics and Pharmacology Building. The McLean laboratory studies the pathogenesis of ovarian cancer, with projects focusing on the interplay between DNA damage repair and responses to immunotherapy as well as tumor microenvironment signaling.

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, enthusiastic individual who works well in a team and will design and perform experiments, process and analyze data, develop new and/or revised research methodologies, and critically analyze literature. The candidate will be expected to prepare and present research papers and grants.

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center provides a state-of-the-art research environment that includes 23 research core facilities and active collaboration with clinical groups. Rowell Park is America’s first cancer center and the only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in upstate New York.


Required qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or M.D. degree.
  • A strong background in molecular biology and tissue culture techniques.
  • A willingness to work with mouse tumor models and patient tumor specimens.
  • At least one first-author publication in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Working experience with mouse tumor models.
  • No more than 3 years of postdoctoral experience
Applicant Instructions

Interested applicants are invited to submit 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae and 3) contact information for three references to: