Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM), Cornell University

Postdoctoral Associate Positions

Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM), Cornell University

New York, NY, United States

POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE POSITIONS in Prostate Cancer research

Several fully funded postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Maria T. Diaz-Meco to identify cell signaling pathways that impact metabolism and inflammation in prostate cancer. Special focus on resistance to therapy and the crosstalk with the tumor microenvironment and the role of epigenetic and metabolic reprogramming in lineage plasticity. The project is based on our recent publications on this topic: Valencia et al. 2014, Cancer Cell 26, 121-135; Linares et al., 2017, Cell Metabolism 26, 817-829; Huang et al., 2018, Cancer Cell 33, 770-784; Reina-Campos et al., 2019 Cancer Cell 35, 385-400.

The Diaz-Meco Lab is located in newly renovated space in the Weiss building at the Rockefeller University campus in Manhattan. The position offers very competitive benefits and access to subsidized Cornell housing in Manhattan and Roosevelt Island.

Requirements: We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals. The candidates should have extensive lab experience in molecular and cellular biology skills and with expertise in mouse models. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree. Interested applicants should submit a single PDF file containing CV, a brief description of research accomplishments, interests, and career goals, and contact information (e-mail address and phone number) of three references to Dr. Maria T. Diaz-Meco at mtd4001@med.cornell.edu.

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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Postdoctoral Associate Positions