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Career Opportunities

Postdoctoral positions available for highly motivated candidates with a strong background in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, and/or mouse genetics to join a research group studying the fundamental mechanisms of cell death and their impact on tumorigenesis and cancer therapy. Projects will include characterization of cell death mechanisms using biochemistry, proteomics or next-generation high-resolution imaging studies, delineation of cell death pathways in vivo using mouse models, high-throughput functional genomics and chemical screens to identify modulators for cancer-specific cell death mechanisms, and development of cell death mechanism–based targeted therapies. Applicants should hold a PhD and/or MD degree and have strong laboratory and analytical skills.

Informal inquiries may be made to Danielle Balsam at

Mailing Address

Dr. Emily H. Cheng
Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program
c/o Danielle Balsam
1275 York Ave, Box 20
New York, NY 10065

Application Requirements

Full applications including curriculum vitae, a summary of current and future research interests and expected availability date, a description of past research experience and accomplishments, selected reprints of publications, and three references.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. Women and applicants from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.