Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC)

Postdoctoral Scientist

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

New York, NY, United States

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At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 30th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2019, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2019. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

The Hematopathology Service is seeking a postdoctoral scientist with experience in cancer biology, immunology, molecular biology, and/or cell biology to join the Clinical Proteomics Laboratory.

The ideal candidate is expected to have extensive hands-on experience in cell and molecular biology techniques and a knowledge of cancer biology and immunology. He or she will participate in the development of workflows to utilize flow cytometry sorted cell populations for downstream mass spectrometry-based proteomics assays. The ideal candidate will also be responsible for development of bead-based and other cell sorting techniques, cell processing, protein enrichment protocols, among other techniques for optimizing downstream analysis. He or she will have extensive opportunities to learn mass spectrometry-based techniques and data analysis workflows. He or she will also collaborate with the other laboratories within the hematopathology service to develop integrated diagnostics across laboratories. There will be extensive opportunities to interact with physicians and scientists of MSK, and access to outstanding technical, bioinformatic and biospecimen resources of the institute.

• The candidate is required to have PhD or equivalent degree in cancer biology, immunology, or other related fields.
• Extensive experience in cell and molecular biology techniques is expected.
• Evidence of independent and creative research, scientific productivity, and good inter-personal and communication skills.
• Prior hands-on experience in assay development in hematologic cancer and/or immunology preferred.
• Experience with mass spectrometry-based proteomics is a plus, but not expected.

Interested candidates should submit their CV, letter of interest and references to:

Jessica Chapman
Molecular Pathology Test Development Manager

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 Scientist