Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Diaz Laboratory

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
 New York, NY

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Job Description

Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Diaz Laboratory

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is one of the world’s premier cancer centers, committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The blending of research with patient care is at the heart of everything we do. The institution is a comprehensive cancer center whose purposes are the treatment and control of cancer, the advancement of biomedical knowledge through laboratory and clinical research, and the training of scientists, physicians and other health care workers.

The Diaz Laboratory is seeking a highly motivated and successful individual with a background in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, biophysics, immunology, or related discipline. Diaz laboratory focuses on a broad range of problems in oncology including drug development, resistance and sensitivity to cancer therapeutics, genomics of cancer immunotherapy and cell-free DNA biology, technical development and clinical application.

The ideal candidate should have:

Ph.D. in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, biophysics, immunology, or related discipline

Strong quantitative background with interest in creative problem solving.

Strong collaborative, communication, and organizational skills

highly motivated and detailed-oriented and able to troubleshoot effectively and work independently

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