Postdoctoral Position

New York City, New York (US)
Salary commensurate with experience.
January 12 2021
Judite Ayeh
Position Type
Full Time
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Job Type

Postdoctoral Position – The James Fagin Lab 

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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.

Post-doctoral position available for a highly motivated candidate with background in genetics and/or molecular/cellular biology to join a research group interested in signaling in thyroid cells and in mechanisms of thyroid carcinogenesis. The projects encompass the investigation of the genetic and epigenetic mediators of transformation in mouse models of thyroid cancer, their effects on the thyroid differentiation state and the role of the tumor immune microenvironment (see N Engl J Med. 2013 Feb;368(7):623-34; Cancer Discov. 2013;3:520-33; Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2017;114:E4951-E4960; J Clin Invest. 2018;128(9):4086-4097; Cancer Discov 2019 Feb;9(2):264-281; Cancer Discov. 2020 Dec 14:CD-20-0735. doi: 10.1158/2159-8290). Successful candidates will join a laboratory in the Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program with extensive experience in studying the genetics and biology of thyroid cancer. 

The ideal candidate should have: 

● PhD and/or MD degree

● Strong laboratory skills

● Strong analytical and computational/bioinformatics skills

Informal inquiries may be made to Dr. James Fagin at 

Applications should be submitted to Judite Ayeh at 

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