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Postdoctoral Fellow Positions Zhao lab, New York City
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Location: New York, New York
Academic / Research
Internal Number: 55353
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we're not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we're driving excellence and improving outcomes. We're treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
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Postdoctoral fellow positions are available in the group of Dr. Xiaolan Zhao at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK). Our lab integrates multidisciplinary approaches to study genome maintenance processes that are intimately linked to tumorigenesis, viral infection, neurological diseases, and aging syndromes. We aim to define new mechanisms underlying genome replication, homologous recombination, the DNA damage response, and chromosomal structures.
Our lab is a leader in the above research areas and offers a nurturing research environment. Our broad research scope provides lab members ample opportunities to explore and discover new biological principles. Training and mentoring are tailored to individuals and are provided at multiple levels, aiming to advance research abilities, grant and paper writing skills, and leadership qualities. Former trainees from the lab have thrived as lab heads in academics and as leaders in biotech companies and non-profit organizations. We are looking for candidates who are passionate about science and motivated to make impactful discoveries in a collaborative and fun environment.
More details can be found at the lab's website: https://www.mskcc.org/research/ski/labs/xiaolan-zhao
MSK is world-famous for its outstanding biological research and cancer hospital. We provide generous financial support for postdocs and convenient housing in safe and vibrant neighborhood. We are located in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, neighboring Rockefeller University and Cornell Medical School. This close-knit tri-institutional area provides abundant collaborative, learning, and social opportunities, and is home for hundreds of researchers and their families. New York City has a strong genome maintenance community that offers fantastic collaboration and career development opportunities. More information regarding MSK postdoc benefits and training can be found at: https://mskcc.sharepoint.com/sites/pub-OPA.
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.