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Postdoctoral Fellow

Requisition Details

Requisition Information

Requisition Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Requisition Number 01851-R

Opening Information

Job Status Full Time
Position Category Post Doctoral
Education Required Graduate Degree
Experience Required 5 - 7 Years
Position Description

A postdoctoral position is currently available, in the laboratory of Dr. David L. Spector, for a highly motivated outstanding individual to study Long Non-Coding RNAs (lncRNAs) in Breast Cancer Progression. lncRNAs are an exciting class of thousands of RNAs among which very few have thus far been functionally characterized. We recently performed an RNA-seq screen in mouse mammary tumors and organoids vs normal mammary glands and identified differentially expressed lncRNAs. The proposed studies will build upon these findings and use innovative methods, including patient-derived tumor organoids, to interrogate the functional role of specific lncRNAs in mammary tumor initiation, progression, and metastasis, as well a their potential as therapeutic targets. Experience in molecular biology, mouse models, breast cancer, and genomic analysis is a plus.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory provides a highly dynamic and interactive environment for scientific research. In addition, our Meetings and Courses program provides an opportunity for interacting with a broad range of researchers and exposure to timely advances in many areas of scientific research.

Interested individuals within one year of receiving or having received their Ph.D. should send their CV, a statement of research accomplishments and interest in this position, and the names of 3 references to Dr. David L. Spector (spector@cshl.edu). Please visit our web site at http://spectorlab.labsites.cshl.edu.

Position Requirements

Ph.D. in cell or molecular biology. Experience in mouse models, breast cancer, and genomic analysis is a plus.

Applicants are also required to apply for this position via the CSHL website at: https://www.cshl.edu/careers

Position Number 01851-R

Please also send CV, a brief research statement, and contact information of three references.

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Website: www.cshl.edu

Requisition Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Please list in chronological order any graduate or professional schools attended, your degree(s) (eg. PhD, MD, DVM), date the degree was or is expected to be awarded. (Please refrain from referring to other documents)

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Please provide the title of your doctoral thesis and the name of your thesis advisor(s). Please refrain from referring to other documents.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Please list in chronological order any graduate or professional schools attended, your degree(s) (eg. PhD, MD, DVM), noting the location and date the degree was or is expected to be awarded. (Please refrain from referring to other documents)

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Please indicate the fields that you are interested in seeking training in at CSHL (check all that apply):
    • Cancer genetics
    • Cancer related signal transduction
    • Cancer related gene regulation and cell proliferation
    • Cancer related Quantitative Biology
  5. If you are authorized to work for all employers in the US on a full time basis, will you now or in the future require sponsorship for an employment-authorized visa status?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. If you are offered employment by CSHL, you must complete and sign the I-9 form required by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service no later than your first day of employment and provide documentation to verify your identity and eligibility to work in the U.S. within three (3) business days of your date of hire.
    • I have read and understood the above statement

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
Optional Documents