Opportunities

Research Associate

Postdoctoral Researcher – Tumor Microenvironment and Metastasis

Job description

The Skobe Laboratory at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City has an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to study the influence of microenvironment on metastatic progression and response to therapy.  Research projects in the lab address two broad areas of interest: (1) understanding the factors within tumor microenvironment which control metastasis and (2) understanding the molecular mechanisms which control lymphangiogenesis and lymphatic function. The position requires a PhD in biomedical sciences. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with background in cell and molecular biology. Strong oral and written communication skills are expected.

Skills and Experience

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in biology/biochemistry and less than 5 years of postdoctoral experience
  • Passion and drive for creative scientific research
  • Organizational skills and the ability to complete projects
  • Strong training in cell and molecular biology
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bioinformatics skills
  • Metabolism analysis
  • Immunology
  • CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing techniques
  • Skills in working with the laboratory mice
  • Imaging, intra-vital microscopy
  • Histopathology