Postdoctoral Researcher, Landau Lab

Organization
New York Genome Center
Job Location
New York, NY 10013
Job Description

The Landau Lab at the New York Genome Center is seeking candidates for a postdoctoral position. The Landau lab develops computational and experimental tools to study the fundamental question of somatic evolution in health and disease. Our research is geared towards uncovering basic principles in evolutionary biology, using both patient derived samples and experimental systems for modeling cancer evolution in vitro and in vivo.

The team includes a formidable group of scientists with interest and expertise which includes technology development, mathematical modeling, computer science and deep learning approaches, single-cell technology, genome and epigenome editing, liquid biopsy, high throughput approaches for optical barcodes and immunotherapy strategies.

In addition to the basic science interest, we also seek to apply this knowledge to designing the next generation of precision medicine tools to overcome cancer evolution, as a central challenge to cancer cure today.

Postdoctoral researchers will have the opportunity to develop an independent research program, work with leading collaborators across NYC and the Harvard/MIT community, and receive training in cutting-edge techniques for both the dry and wet lab.

Requirements
  • PhD in quantitative field (i.e. statistics, physics, mathematics or computer science) with a demonstrated interest in biological questions; or
  • PhD in a biological field with strong demonstrated programming and analytical skills or technology development.
How to Apply

To apply, visit http://nygenome.org/careers

About Our Organization

The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, non-profit organization that leverages the collaborative resources of leading academic medical centers, research universities, and commercial organizations. Our vision is to transform medical research and clinical care in New York and beyond through the creation of one of the largest genomics facilities in North America, integrating sequencing, bioinformatics, and data management, as well as performing cutting-edge genomics research.

The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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