Postdoctoral Researcher, NYC

New York City, New York
September 25 2020
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New York Tech's College of Arts and Sciences seeks a Post Doctorate Associate or equivalent for the New York City Campus.


The laboratory of Prof. Shenglong Zhang ( at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) invites applications for a postdoctoral position in the development of direct, mass spectrometry-based RNA sequencing methods. This includes development of methods to directly sequence RNAs, to examine their associated modifications, and to explore the potential roles of RNA modifications, e.g., in COVID-19, cancer biology, and metabolic diseases. The candidate will work for an NIH-funded interdisciplinary research project, and this position is renewable annually contingent upon the continuous NIH support to the project. Candidates will have ample opportunities to acquire and develop new skills, work closely in a supportive, highly collaborative, and energetic environment with the PIs and collaborators in Columbia University and Cerno Biosciences, and communicate results to the scientific community through conference presentations, patents and peer-reviewed publications.



  • A Ph.D (or equivalent), with strong backgrounds in nucleic acid chemistry and RNA biology
  • Knowledge in sequencing technique, liquid chromatography and mass spectrometric methods is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in computer programming using Python/Java, and/or algorithmic development is a plus

Application information: The position is open immediately, although the start date is flexible

To apply, please send your 1) cover letter with your career interests, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) description of previous research and research accomplishments in a single pdf file, and 4) submit three references.

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New York Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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