Postdoctoral Fellow in Developmental Biology

Sloan Kettering Memorial Cancer Center

Company overview
The people of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) are united by a singular mission: ending cancer for life. Our specialized care teams provide personalized, compassionate, expert care to patients of all ages. Informed by basic research done at our Sloan Kettering Institute, scientists across MSK collaborate to conduct innovative translational and clinical research that is driving a revolution in our understanding of cancer as a disease and improving the ability to prevent, diagnose, and treat it. MSK is dedicated to training the next generation of scientists and clinicians, who go on to pursue our mission at MSK and around the globe. One of the world’s most respected comprehensive centers devoted exclusively to cancer, we have been recognized as one of the top two cancer hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report for more than 30 years.
Job details

The Choi Laboratory is seeking a highly motivated, creative, and successful individual with a background in molecular biology, synthetic biology, developmental biology, stem cell biology, cancer biology, AND/OR computational biology

 

The postdoctoral fellow position will conduct research at the interface of mentioned fields, while developing new methods in the nascent field of molecular recording using precision genome editing methods. Additionally, the position may involve leading collaborations across multiple laboratories within MSK, an outstanding hub for science. Successful collaboration projects will offer additional mentoring opportunities.

 

Joining our lab offers a unique opportunity to conduct groundbreaking research at the forefront of the field of molecular recording and synthetic biology, and to collaborate with leading scientists at MSK. While applying for external postdoctoral fellowships is highly encouraged, it is not necessary at the time of the onboarding. To learn more about the lab and PI, please visit https://www.mskcc.org/research/ski/labs/junhong-choi. We look forward to welcoming passionate and talented individuals to our dynamic research environment. 

 

The ideal candidate should have: 

  • Proficiency in molecular biology and/or computational analysis methods
  • A demonstrated mastery of their scientific fields through their Ph.D. research
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) essential for interactions with the PI and lab members,
  • Willingness to embrace different perspectives in approaching scientific problems,
  • Ability to engage discussion about their or others work in a professional manner, and
  • A sense of responsibility to contribute back to their scientific communities.

 

If you have any questions about this job opportunity, please contact:

Stephanie Martinez

marts15@mskcc.org

 

Please include a cover letter, brief statement of prior research experience and research interests, CV, and contact information for three references in your application submission.

 

Salary: 61,15077,976

(Scale based on the previous experience; details and other benefits can be found at https://www.mskcc.org/education-training/postdoctoral/resources-postdocs/compensation-benefits-resources

 

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Application Process

    • 01

      Step 1:

      Complete an Online Application

    • 02

      Step 2:

      Interview Process

    • 03

      Step 3:

      Provide References

    • 04

      Step 4:

      Extension of Job Offer

    • 05

      Step 5:

      Onboarding

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      Step 6:

      New Employee Orientation