Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM), Cornell University

Postdoctoral Fellows

Weill Cornell Medicine

New York, NY, United States

Virginia Pascual Lab at the Gale and Ira Drukier Institute for Children’s Health
Weill Cornell Medicine

The Drukier Institute for Children’s Health at Weill Cornell Medicine is committed to patient-centered research and superb educational programs. Our mission is to accelerate research discovery from the bedside to the bench and back with the ultimate goal of improving the lives of children.

The Pascual Lab is recruiting postdoctoral fellows interested in utilizing systems biology approaches to study pediatric autoimmune and autoinflammatory diseases such as Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic-onset Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and Juvenile Dermatomyositis. The projects integrate immunology with molecular/cellular biology and bioinformatics to address important questions regarding disease pathogenesis and identification novel biomarkers as therapeutic targets.

We seek motivated researchers that have strong experience in immunology and systems biology. The candidate is also expected to have (a) strong written and verbal communication skills, (b) an ability to establish clear goals and to organize and prioritize work, and © the ability and willingness to work with a diverse team of clinicians and scientists, including postdocs, students and technicians. We emphasize motivation and productive work in a collegial environment and an opportunity for translational and clinical collaborations.

Applicants must document their success during their PhD or MD/PhD training or initial postdoctoral studies by first-author publications in reputable journals.

If interested, please send CV, cover letter and names/contact information of three references to:
Jeanine Baisch, PhD
Administrative Director
Gale and Ira Drukier Institute for Children’s Health
jeb2066@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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