Postdoctoral Fellow- Meyer & Navlakha Labs

Jessica Toner
Cold Spring Harbor, New York
Based on experience
September 30 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Meyer and Navlakha labs in the Simons Center for Quantitative Biology at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory are looking for a post-doctoral fellow interested in combining computational and experimental approaches to study tolerance induction and generation of diversity in the immune system. Computationally, the position will require experience in machine learning and statistics. Experimentally, the position will require experience in in vitro imaging combined with cell tracking experiments and tissue culture.  An ideal candidate would be well-versed in both, but sufficient enthusiasm and excitement to learn can replace lack of experience.

Position Requirements:

A Ph.D. in computer science/computational biology and related fields (with strong programming skills and scientific data visualization) or immunology/biology (with experience in flow cytometry/live tissue cultures/microscopy); familiarity with sequencing technologies would be a plus. Candidates are expected to exhibit resourcefulness and independence, willing to take the lead and actively drive the research project.

Please submit a CV, a short description of how our research interests overlap, and contact information for two references to: and In addition, please apply online to Position ID: 03019-R

Candidates from non-traditional and/or underrepresented backgrounds, broadly defined, are strongly encouraged to apply.

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits program, including medical and dental insurance, and access to an affordable and licensed on-site childcare center. In addition, CSHL Meetings and Courses program provides an opportunity for interacting with a broad range of researchers and exposure to timely advances in many areas of scientific research.

Founded in 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics, and bioinformatics. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus. Website: 

You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition to your employment at the Laboratory, except in instances where you have a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance that is contrary to receiving the vaccine. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment. For those individuals, who are unable to receive a vaccine due to access issues, they will be expected to receive the vaccine upon arrival in New York.

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. VEVERRA


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