Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC)

Postdoctoral Position

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC)

New York, NY, United States

Postdoctoral Position– Timothy Chan laboratory, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Department
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is one of the world’s premier cancer centers, committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The blending of research with patient care is at the heart of everything we do. The institution is a comprehensive cancer center whose purposes are the treatment and control of cancer, the advancement of biomedical knowledge through laboratory and clinical research, and the training of scientists, physicians and other health care workers.

The Timothy Chan laboratory in the Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program, is seeking a highly motivated and successful individual with a background in molecular/cellular biology to join the Chan laboratory, a cancer genetics and genomics laboratory studying tumor suppressor genes and immunogenomics in a variety of solid tumors. The fellow will work with Dr. Timothy Chan and Dr. Ari Hakimi on translational cancer research. Projects will involve establishing organoid models of the tumor microenvironment in bladder and renal cancers to model sensitivity and resistance to immunotherapies and combination strategies, genomics of genitourinary tract cancers, and clinical trial correlates.

The ideal candidate should have:

● Applicants should hold a PhD and/or MD degree and have strong laboratory and analytical skills.
● Significant experience in molecular biology, animal modeling, immunology and cancer biology is required.
● Good communication and organizational skills are a must.
● Some bioinformatic knowledge is helpful.

Please send CV, a summary of current and future research interests and expected availability date. Also, a description of past research experience and accomplishments, selected reprints of publications and names/contact information of three references via email to:

Dr. Timothy A. Chan
Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
1275 York Avenue, ZRC 6th Floor
New York, New York 10065

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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Postdoctoral Position