Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL)

Postdoctoral Positions

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL)

Cold Spring Harbor, NY, United States

The Meyer lab at the Simons Center for Quantitative Biology at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) invites applications for multiple postdoctoral positions in Developmental and Systems Immunology. The successful candidate will be part of a larger interdisciplinary team of computational and experimental scientists, studying how the organization of the thymus and its cells provide effective T cell education.

For more information on our research program, see https://meyer-lab-cshl.github.io

We are seeking postdoctoral fellows to study tolerance induction and generation of diversity in the immune system through a mixture of wet lab and computational approaches. The successful candidate will develop creative approaches to study regulation of gene expression on a cellular and tissue-wide level in the context of T cell development. This position is an excellent opportunity to gain expertise in immunology and develop computational skills for analyzing, integrating and interpreting large data sets.

The scientific approach to the project can be tailored to the applicant based on prior experience. Candidates with either a strong background in immunology, expertise in computational analysis or wet-lab experimentation are encouraged to apply.

Applications should be sent directly to hmeyer@cshl.edu. Please include (1) a CV, (2) a statement of past research accomplishments and future research interests and (3) the contact details of three references. Candidates from non-traditional and/or underrepresented backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. In addition, please submit an online application found here: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/16366

This position is affiliated with the Simons Center for Quantitative Biology (SCQB).

Position requirements
A Ph.D. in Immunology, Bioinformatics or Quantitative Biology/Computer Science/Mathematics/Physics. Expertise in either scientific programming (C/C++/Python/Matlab/R) or experimental immunology (Flow cytometry, next generation sequencing) is requires; experience in scientific data visualization (Python/Matlab/R) is a plus. Ideal candidates will exhibit resourcefulness, independence, with a willingness to take the lead and actively drive the research project.

Research Environment
CSHL is a world-renowned research and educational institution recognized internationally for its excellence in ground-breaking research programs in Cancer, Neuroscience, Plant Biology, genomics, and bioinformatics and broad educational mission. The laboratory offers a warm, collegial, and highly collaborative scientific environment. It is located on the north shore of Long Island, NY and readily accessible from New York City via the Long Island Rail Road.
For more information about CSHL, please visit us at www.cshl.edu

We offer a competitive salary with comprehensive benefits and access to an affordable and licensed on-site childcare center. In addition, the CSHL Meetings and Courses program provides an opportunity for interacting with a broad range of researchers.
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

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