Post Doc Computational

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Job Location
One Bungtown Road
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
Job Description

Postdoctoral positions in COMPUTATIONAL GENOMICS OF CANCER are available in Dr. Alexander Krasnitz’s research group at the Simons Center for Quantitative Biology, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

The Krasnitz Group specializes in the early detection of cancer; tumor heterogeneity; single-cell genomics; and immune response to tumors. The Krasnitz Group collaborates closely with several experimental laboratories at CSHL, and the possibility exists for the right candidate to conduct experimental research, alongside computational research in CANCER GENOMICS.

Alexander J, Kendall J, McIndoo J, Rodgers L, Aboukhalil R, Levy D, et al. Utility of Single-Cell Genomics in Diagnostic Evaluation of Prostate Cancer. Cancer Res. 78(2):348-358, 2018.

Krasnitz A, Kendall J, Alexander J, Levy D, Wigler M. Early Detection of Cancer in Blood Using Single-Cell Analysis: A Proposal. Trends Mol. Med. 23(7):594-603, 2017.

Kato M, Vasco DA, Sugino R, Narushima D, Krasnitz A. Sweepstake evolution revealed by population-genetic analysis of copy-number alterations in single genomes of breast cancer. R. Soc. Open Sci. 4(9):171060, 2017.


Ph.D. in bioinformatics, computer science, statistics, genetics, molecular biology, applied mathematics, physics, or a related field. Fluency in informatics, including programming in R, Python or similar languages.

Research experience in computational genomics or a closely related field. Working knowledge of methods and tools of next-generation sequence analysis. Knowledge in handling Big Data. Knowledge of methods of molecular biology.


How to Apply

Interested candidates must apply for this position via the CSHL careers website at: Position ID: 02027-R


Informal inquiries are also welcome.

Please submit a CV, a short description of research interests and experience, and contact information for three references by e-mail to

Simons Center for Quantitative Biology
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
One Bungtown Road
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724

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.

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