Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC)

Senior Research Scientist or Experienced Postdoctoral Fellow - Sarcoma Biology Lab Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

New York, NY, United States

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 Sarcoma Biology Lab is seeking an experienced Postdoctoral Fellow to join the NIH and American Cancer Society-funded laboratory dedicated to gene target identification and drug discovery in soft tissue sarcoma through genetic and functional analysis. The overall goal of the lab is to understand the role of newly identified drivers in the pathogenesis of soft tissue sarcoma so as to identify novel therapeutic targets. The specific role of the successful applicant will be to examine context-dependent activity of the beta-catenin enhanceosome in desmoid-type fibromatosis.

The ideal candidate should have:
• A Ph.D
• Expertise in molecular and cell biology
• Experience in CRISPR-Cas9 technologies, high-throughput screening, ChIP-seq, or mass spectroscopy will be beneficial
• A strong publication record (1st author peer-reviewed publications)
• Strong communication skills

Please send CV including list of publications, a letter outlining your research interests and names/contact of three references via email to:

Aimee M. Crago, MD, PhD
Sarcoma Biology Lab
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
cragoa@mskcc.org

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Senior Research Scientist or Experienced Postdoctoral Fellow - Sarcoma Biology Lab Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center