Center for Cell Engineering: Faculty Position in the Center for Cell Engineering

The Center for Cell Engineering (CCE) at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is seeking innovative individuals with strong research accomplishments in cell engineering and/or cell therapy for tenure-track positions.  Applicants may be considered for appointment in the Molecular Pharmacology and Chemistry, Immunology, Developmental Biology or Cancer Biology & Genetics Programs of the Sloan Kettering Institute. Qualified applicants with an MD degree may be offered a joint appointment in an appropriate department in Memorial Hospital. 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 CCE aims to advance innovative cell therapies, from concept to clinical translation. Successful applicants will have access to outstanding resources, including state-of-the-art facilities for cGMP cell processing, cell purification, cell imaging, vector production, sequencing, genomic analyses, chemical screens and immune monitoring. Memorial Sloan Kettering offers a unique and exciting research environment with programs in Molecular Pharmacology & Chemistry, Developmental Biology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Computational Biology, Cancer Biology & Genetics, Cell Biology, and Structural Biology. The presence on campus of world-renowned clinical programs in cancer research, treatment and prevention offers many opportunities for effective translational research.

Applicants should have an MD and/or PhD degree, productive postdoctoral experience, and dedication to important problems related to human cell engineering, including induced pluripotent stem cells, and the development of novel cell therapies. 

The deadline for applications is November 15, 2013. Interested candidates should visit http://facultysearch.ski.edu to access the on-line faculty application. This site contains important information on the required application materials, including deadlines for submission of letters of reference.  

Inquiries may be sent to Eden Bechard, at becharde@mskcc.org or to Dr. Michel Sadelain, Director, Center for Cell Engineering at m-sadelain@ski.mskcc.org. Memorial Sloan Kettering 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.