Postdoctoral Fellow & Research Associate Position – The Emily Cheng Lab

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York City, New York (US)
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April 07 2021
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Postdoctoral Fellow & Research Associate Position – The Emily Cheng 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.

Postdoctoral fellow and research associate position are available for highly motivated individuals interested in studying the BCL-2 family, interrogating the impact of cell death on tumor-immune crosstalk and immunotherapy, and exploiting immunogenic cell death to improve immunotherapy (Science 330: 1390-1393; Molecular Cell 36: 487-499; Nature Cell Biology 8: 1348-1358; Nature Cell Biology 17: 1270-1281; Nature Communications 7: 13131; Cell Reports 21, 2926–2939). We are particularly interested in immunotherapy of lung and kidney cancers.

The ideal candidate should have: 

  • Ph.D. degree
  • Strong background in immunology, mouse models, and cancer biology
  • Good publication record

Full applications including curriculum vitae and a list of three references should be submitted via email to:

Emily Cheng, M.D., Ph.D.

Member & Professor, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

1275 York Avenue, Box 20

New York, NY 10065, USA

MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  

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