Location: New York, New York
$55,439 - $100,940
The people of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) are united by a singular mission: ending cancer for life. Our specialized care teams provide personalized, compassionate, expert care to patients of all ages. Informed by basic research done at our Sloan Kettering Institute, scientists across MSK collaborate to conduct innovative translational and clinical research that is driving a revolution in our understanding of cancer as a disease and improving the ability to prevent, diagnose, and treat it. MSK is dedicated to training the next generation of scientists and clinicians, who go on to pursue our mission at MSK and around the globe. One of the world's most respected comprehensive centers devoted exclusively to cancer, we have been recognized as one of the top two cancer hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report for more than 30 years.
In compliance with applicable State regulatory authorities, COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory for all MSK staff. Staff are considered fully vaccinated upon completion of a primary vaccination series for COVID-19 (i.e., one dose of a single dose vaccine or a final dose of a multi-dose vaccine series). Exceptions from the COVID-19 vaccine requirement are permitted for those who request and receive an approved medical or fully remote exemption. Requests for medical exemption can take up to two weeks to review. Vaccination or an approved medical exemption is required to start work.
*Staff working at a MSK New Jersey location must be up to date with COVID-19 vaccination, which includes having completed the primary COVID-19 vaccination series and booster once eligible as mandated by New Jersey State. All New Jersey staff not yet eligible for a booster must receive a booster within 3 weeks of becoming eligible as a condition of continued employment at MSK.
Note: Individuals are eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster two months after completion of a primary vaccination series for COVID-19. Because vaccine-induced immunity can wane over time, MSK continues to strongly urge all staff to get a COVID-19 booster as soon as they become eligible to maintain their protective immunity for a longer period.
We are seeking a highly motivated candidate, interested in statistical and computational methods development and application in immuno-oncology studies, for a position as a postdoctoral fellow. This position will focus on analyzing high-dimensional flow cytometry data, single-cell RNA sequencing, multiplex imaging, and spatial transcriptomics in patients treated with immune checkpoint blockade (ICB) with rich clinical annotation. The candidate will have the opportunity to lead the development of novel statistical and computational approaches and work with world's leading immuno-oncology experts.
The ideal candidate should have:
- Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in biostatistics, statistics, bioinformatics, or a related field, ideally with experience in high dimensional data analysis.
- The successful candidate should have solid methodological training in statistics, be comfortable working with large data sets, proficient in at least one of the statistical programming languages R/Matlab/Python.
- Have experience working on Unix/Linux systems and basic shell scripting.
- Prior experience with single-cell data would be an asset.
The successful applicant will be supervised jointly by Drs. Ronglai Shen, Katherine Panageas and Margaret Callahan. If you have any questions about this job opportunity, please contact:
Ronglai Shen, PhD
** 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: $55,439 - $100,940
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