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Senior Research Scientist - Kung Lab Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Company: Michigan Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics.
Location: New York
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Pay Range $74,263 - $85,402 Company Overview 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. Job Description The Kung Lab is seeking a highly motivated and successful individual who should be highly proficient in a variety of molecular and cellular biology techniques, and have strong fundamental knowledge of cancer genetics and epigenetics. Candidates with experience with next generation sequencing (WGS, RNAseq, ChIP-seq), gene editing (CRISPR), flow cytometry, and/or mouse cancer models (transgenic or xenograft models) are desired. The candidate will manage and develop a variety of translational projects related to our recently developed Pediatric Translational Medicine Program which utilizes genomic information from a patient's tumor to guide future therapies. Successful candidates are expected to contribute and continue to expand upon ongoing projects aimed to validate novel therapeutic candidates identified through loss of function screenings and integrative system biology approaches. The laboratory headed by Dr. Andrew Kung, located in the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Research Center, focuses on translational research with the overarching goal of credentialing new therapeutic targets, identifying molecular biomarkers of response, and validating targeted therapeutic strategies for pediatric malignancies. The ideal candidate should have:

  • Strong publication record, including first author peer-reviewed publications
  • Prior cancer biology research experience
    • Excellent communication and writing skills. If you have any questions about this job opportunity, please contact: Nydia Toribio Please include a cover letter, brief statement of prior research experience and research interests, CV, and contact information for three references in your application submission. Salary: $74,263 - $85,402 Closing MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

Keywords: Michigan Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics., New York , Senior Research Scientist - Kung Lab Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Healthcare , New York, New York

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