Research Assoc & PostDoc Positions - Epigenetic Reg. of Cancer Stem Cells

  • Cornell University, Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Jan 30, 2020
Full time   Grants, Sponsored Programs, Research

Job Description

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE & POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS on the epigenetic regulation of cancer stem cells

Fully funded positions are available in the laboratory of Tan A. Ince, MD, PhD, Chief of Pathology at the NYP Methodist Hospital, to study epigenetic regulation of cancer stem cells and establish patient-derived primary human tumor culture models. The project is based on our recent publications: Caslini et al. 2019, Oncogene 38(39):6599-6614; Witt et al. 2017, Oncogene 36(12):1707-1720; Ince et al. 2015, Nature Communications 17:6:7419; Santagata et al. 2014, J. Clinical Investigation 124(2):859-70.

The Ince Lab is relocating to Weill Cornell Medicine and is actively recruiting collaborators. The lab is located in Manhattan and will be fully operative in February 2020.

Requirements: We are looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals who are interested in this very competitive topic. The candidates should have extensive lab experience in molecular and cellular biology skills; interest cancer biology, cancer stem cells and experience in epigenetic and epigenomic analysis is strongly preferred. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree, and available to start during the first quarter of 2020.

Application Details

Interested applicants should submit a single PDF file containing CV, a brief description of research accomplishments, interests, and career goals, and contact information (e-mail address and phone number) of three references to Tan Ince, contact e-mail:

The position offers very competitive benefits and access to subsidized Cornell housing in Manhattan and Roosevelt Island.

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization-are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer.

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