Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Chemistry or Chemical Biology

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York City, New York (US)
Commensurate with education and experience
Closing date
Oct 16, 2022

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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Chemistry or Chemical Biology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) seeks innovative individuals for    tenure-track positions at the Assistant Member or Associate Member level, or tenured positions at the Member (Professor) level, with strong research accomplishments in organic chemistry or chemical biology and interests in bringing chemical approaches to bear upon problems at the interface with biomedical research, including basic and translational research and across all disease areas. MSK offers a unique and collaborative scientific environment, exceptional research facilities and resources, and generous startup packages.

Faculty are eligible to hold appointments in and to recruit graduate students from the    Tri-Institutional PhD Program in Chemical Biology, Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program, Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences.  The Tri-Institutional programs are operated jointly with Weill Cornell Medical College and the Rockefeller University.

Applicants must have a PhD degree in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical biology, or a closely related discipline, a strong track record of scientific achievement, and dedication to problems at the interface of chemistry and biology.  Senior applicants must also have a strong history of successful mentorship and extramural funding. Women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment.

Application Deadline: October 17, 2022. Interested candidates should visit https://facultysearch.ski.edu to access the on-line faculty application.  Please visit the site as soon as possible, as it contains important information on the required application materials, including deadlines for submission of letters of reference. Inquiries may be sent to Katrina Panganiban at panganik@mskcc.org or to Prof. Derek Tan, Chair, Chemical Biology Program at tand@mskcc.org.

“MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply


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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