Investigators at the Assistant Member level (equivalent to Assistant Professor)

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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Life Sciences, Molecular Biology
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The Molecular Biology Program of the Sloan Kettering Institute, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) (, is seeking innovative investigators at the Assistant Member level (equivalent to Assistant Professor).  


Applicants should have demonstrated records of significant accomplishment and the potential to make substantial contributions to the biological sciences as independent investigators.  Successful applicants will have research interests that move the Program into exciting new areas that complement and expand our existing strengths in the areas of maintenance of genomic integrity, regulation of the cell cycle, and regulation of gene expression.  


Faculty will be eligible to hold appointments in the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, as well as the Tri-Institutional MD/PhD Training Program.


The deadline for applications is October 17, 2022.  Interested candidates should visit to apply via the on-line faculty application.  Please visit the site for to access important information on the required application materials, including deadlines for submission of letters of reference. 


Informal inquiries may be sent to Madeline Leung at or to Dr. John Petrini, Chair, Molecular Biology Program at  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.


“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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