Postdoctoral Position

Postdoctoral opening in single-molecule studies of translational control of gene expression

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center – New York, NY

We are a single-molecule lab that develops and applies high-resolution single-molecule optical techniques to study the molecular mechanisms of protein synthesis and translational control of gene expression. Translational control is essential to all cellular functions and human health. Highly motivated candidates with backgrounds in biochemistry and molecular biology or cell biology are encouraged to apply.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) is among the top cancer treatment and research centers in the United States. As part of the Tri-Institutes (Sloan Kettering Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College and Rockefeller University), MSKCC’s researchers and students enjoy a collaborative, enriching environment and a host of educational and training resources. MSKCC offers competitive pays and benefits, including highly subsidized family housing and child care.

Please email your application to:

Xiaohui Qu, Ph.D (
Lab page:
Assistant Professor
Molecular Biology Program
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY


Application Requirements

All applications should include the following:

  1. CV

  2. Contact information of at least three references

  3. Brief description of past research experience and accomplishments, current and future research interests, and expected availability date