Postdoctoral Training
MSK is a phenomenal place to continue your scientific training as a postdoc. Learn more about our community.

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 

Learn more about what sets MSK apart

Open Positions

Interested in pursuing a postdoc at MSK? See which labs are actively recruiting.

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Postdoc News and Events

For details about upcoming talks and lectures open to the entire scientific community, view our events calendar.

Contact Us

The Office of Scientific Education and Training (OSET) is here to help answer questions you may have about postdoctoral research at MSK. OSET includes the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the Office of Career and Professional Development.

Email us at [email protected].