Research Fellow - Postdoctoral

Research Fellow - Postdoctoral

New York Blood Center

New York, NY, United States

Research Fellow – Postdoctoral
New York, NY

At New York Blood Center, one of the most comprehensive blood centers in the world, our focus is on cultivating excellence by merging cutting-edge innovation with diligent customer service, groundbreaking research, and comprehensive program and service development. We work towards meeting and exceeding the growing needs of our diverse communities, further our lifesaving strategic goals in a rapidly changing environment, and expand our impact on the local, national, and global communities we serve.

We are currently seeking PostDoc candidates to investigate mechanisms of heme/iron-driven inflammation and oxidative stress within the Iron Research Program of the institute. In particular, candidates will study the impact of iron overload and deficiency on the pathogenesis of human diseases, including cardiovascular disease, cancer, and sickle cell disease. The candidate will perform cutting-edge research that integrates human biology and hematology with novel therapies using innovative technologies and approaches including classic molecular, cellular, and biochemical techniques, as well as modern imaging techniques, sequencing and single cell analysis techniques, bioinformatics, and preclinical in vitro and in vivo models. In addition, he/she will collaborate with other research scientists across the NYBC, including basic and translational investigators.

Requirements include:
•Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree.
•Demonstrated good record of high impact research and a strong scholarly record.
•A history of working with multi-disciplinary team is preferred.
•Research experience handling and working with mice and basic laboratory techniques, including PCR, Western blotting, ELISA, flow cytometry, genotyping and cell-based aseptic techniques.
•Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
•Strong attention to detail in all work processes; participate in team meetings and provide input into experimental design.
•Work within a strong team environment; identify problems in a timely manner, evaluate options and implement solutions.

We offer a competitive salary, state-of-the-art environment, and a comprehensive benefits package. For immediate consideration, please send your CV, a motivational letter concisely describing why you are applying, and contact info of one/two references to Dr. Fancesca Vinchi, Head of Iron Research Program at: To learn more visit:

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Research Fellow - Postdoctoral