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Postdoctoral Position – Marians Lab, Molecular Biology at MSKCC

MSKCC - Marians Lab
New York City, New York (US)
$61,150 – $100,000
Closing date
Dec 8, 2023

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Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Postdoc, Senior Scientist
Organization Type

The Marians laboratory’s long-standing interests have been in the nature of replication fork operations, the mechanisms of replication fork restart, and the results of collisions between the replication fork and transcription complexes and R-loops. Our approach is centered on biochemical reconstitution experiments using purified proteins and specialized templates to model these processes. We have recently shifted our primary focus from using bacterial proteins to using human proteins to develop these in vitro systems. (

Postdoctoral Positions are available for appropriately trained, creative individuals who are interested in how human replication acts both as a genome stabilizer and, when corrupted, as a genome destabilizer. Extensive biochemical training is a must. Familiarity with mammalian overexpression systems is a plus.

Required Documents
1. Cover letter, indicating current and future research interests and expected availability date
2. CV
3. Description of research experience and accomplishments, including selected reprints
4. Contact information for three references

Interested parties should submit all required documents to Kenneth Marians at and copying at

Location: New York, NY 10065

Salary Range: $61,150 – $100,000

The laboratory is part of an exceptionally strong group of researchers investigating diverse aspects of genome integrity in the Molecular Biology Program of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (

MSKCC is a top-ranked comprehensive cancer center located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City. MSKCC is committed to the training and career development of its postdoctoral researchers ( The wider community includes Weill Cornell Medical College and Rockefeller University and offers additional training and opportunities for scientific interaction.

To learn more about Postdoc compensation and benefits at MSK, please visit

Company Overview
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. 

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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