Why Choose MSK?

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Excellent job prospects
MSK postdocs are highly competitive on the job market. Nearly 30% of our postdocs pursue careers in academia, while another 30% find homes in industry or government. With MSK training and support, you will be prepared to land a job that you love.

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World-class science
MSK scientists are world-renowned experts in their fields. They are National Academy members, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators, and recipients of numerous awards. They are here to help you make the highest impact discoveries in your chosen field.

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A vibrant community
MSK postdocs are a close-knit community of scholars who enjoy learning from each other and taking advantage of all that New York City has to offer.

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Career and professional development
MSK postdocs benefit from extensive and holistic professional support, including mentoringprizes, and an array of workshops and courses. Our experienced career services staff offers personalized consultations to postdocs at all stages of the job search.

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Housing and childcare
All incoming postdocs have access to low-cost housing options for a period of three years. For those who stay longer than three years, we offer assistance in securing independent housing. MSK postdocs have access to two daycare centers: one on Roosevelt Island and one in Manhattan. All postdocs have access to additional resources to help secure childcare.

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Competitive compensation and benefits
MSK postdocs receive a competitive salary as well as full medical, dental, and vision coverage for themselves and any eligible dependents.

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