Postdoctoral Position in the area of Cancer Genomics, Signal Transduction, and Tumor Biology

New York
March 09 2016
Position Type
Full Time

A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the Lab of Kenneth Chang at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

We are seeking highly motivated Ph.D. candidates in the area of cancer genomics, signal transduction, and tumor biology to study breast and lung cancer and drug resistance in these cancer types. The successful candidate will have access to the latest RNAi/CRISPR technologies and other genomic tools (e.g. RNA-seq and proteomics), as well as mouse models to interrogate the biology (e.g. genetic dependencies and mechanisms of drug resistance) of these diseases.

Position Requirements:

A doctoral degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology or related field is required. A qualified candidate should hold or expected to hold (within ~ 6 months) a doctoral degree at the time of applying. Experience in mammalian cell culture, basic molecular cloning, basic biochemistry techniques is required. Experience in RNAi and/or CRISPR applications, cancer biology, using animal models, bioinformatics is highly desirable, but not required. Furthermore, a notable publication record, strong interpersonal and teamwork skills are also required.

Please also send CV, a brief research statement, and contact information of three references to Dr Kenneth Chang at

Interested candidates must also apply for this position via the CSHL Careers website:

Position Number 01352-R

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is located on Long Island, outside of New York City, in New York, USA. Home to eight Nobel Laureates, Cold Spring Harbor provides an immersive and highly-collaborative research environment on the shores of the Long Island Sound. Cold Spring Harbor is an NCI-designated Cancer Center, and every year, over 10,000 scientists’ journey to Cold Spring Harbor to attend one of CSHL’s famous Meetings and Courses.

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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