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Postdoctoral Fellow

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York City, New York (US)
Salary commensurate with experience.
Closing date
Feb 24, 2022

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Life Sciences, Biology, Immunology, Molecular Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Postdoc, Postdoc Fellowship
Organization Type
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Postdoctoral Fellow Position– The Vinod Balachandran 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.

The Balachandran Lab has a postdoctoral position available for a motivated and creative scientist with a background in immunology.  For a more comprehensive account of our work, methods and ideas, head to

Postdoctoral fellow and research associate positions are available for highly motivated individuals proficient in in vitro and in vivo cellular immunologic techniques including flow cytometry, mouse models, animal surgical techniques, and ideally familiar with common molecular biology techniques. Knowledge of lymphoid cell biology, including innate lymphoid cells and T lymphocytes, is highly desired but not essential.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • MD or Ph.D. degree
  • Strong background in immunology, molecular, and cancer biology
  • Good publication record
  • Exceptionally motivated, creative and hard-working

Full applications including curriculum vitae, short statement describing previous research experience and future goals, list of three references and three recommendation letters should be submitted via email to:

Zagaa Odgerel

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. 

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.


Postdoctoral researchers are the lifeblood of science at Memorial Sloan Kettering. They come from around the country — and the world — to deepen their scientific training and grow as independent scientists. At any one time, nearly 600 postdocs are doing research in MSK laboratories. The majority train in the 100-plus laboratories that make up the Sloan Kettering Institute. Others train in Memorial Hospital research laboratories, including the Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program, which aims to bridge discoveries made in the laboratory with those made in the clinic.

Why Choose MSK?

Choosing MSK for your postdoc is a wise investment in your future. Among the benefits of training with us are:

  • Excellent job prospects
  • World-class science 
  • A vibrant city and community
  • Career and professional development  
  • Housing and childcare
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
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