Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM), Cornell University

Postdoc Position in Computational Cancer Biology

Weill Cornell Medicine

New York, NY, United States

Postdoc Position in Computational Cancer Biology at Weill Cornell Medical College in NYC


A postdoc position is computational cancer biology is available in the lab of Dr. Ashley Laughney at the Weill Cornell Medical College (WCM) in NYC. The lab integrates powerful systems biology methods – including massively parallel, single cell sequencing and quantitative imaging technologies – with mouse models of metastasis to better understand lineage plasticity and immune recognition across cell states observed in development and cancer progression.


We are eager to add innovative, determined and enthusiastic researchers to our highly inter-disciplinary team and are especially interested in recruiting highly motivated candidates with backgrounds in constructing gene regulatory networks, bioinformatics analysis of single cell transcriptomic and epigenetic data, high content imaging and feature extraction methods, and machine learning. Postdoc applicants should hold a PhD, MD or doctoral level equivalent in the areas listed above or other related fields.


Interested in joining the fun? Email LaughneyLabPositions@gmail.com the following as a single PDF: (1) a cover letter describing your current and future research interests, (2) your CV, and (3) names and contact information for three references and (4) up to two reprints. Additionally, please arrange for three letters of reference to be emailed on your behalf. Postdoctoral applications will not be reviewed until all letters of reference are received. We are open to applicants from a variety of backgrounds, including both theory and experiment. 


Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that’s committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization-are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side’s scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine’s powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients – the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer.


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Postdoc Position in Computational Cancer Biology