Location: New York, New York
Academic / Research
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.
The Molecular Cytology Core Facility (MCCF), Sloan Kettering Institute, is seeking a highly motivated, successful, and innovative individuals with a strong record of accomplishments in Advanced Imaging and Histology to lead MCCF. SKI offers a highly interactive basic and translational science research environment (www.ski.edu) and is in a multi-institutional academic community. This is a laboratory-track faculty position fully supported by the institution.
The MCCF supports research programs at MSK by providing two distinct but tightly related methodologies: in situ detection of molecular markers, followed by visualization of these markers by optical microscopy. The Core Head is responsible for setting the short, medium- and long- term scientific directions of the core by gauging the needs of MSK scientists and evaluating emerging technologies. They oversee hiring, training, mentoring of trainees, and staff career development. The core head's operational responsibilities encompass the oversight of advanced method development and implementation, technical troubleshooting, instrument maintenance, scientific consultation and liaising with the scientific community to grow a sustainable state-of-the-art operation.
The ideal candidate should have:
- Ph.D. in biology, biochemistry, or a related discipline
- 5 or more years of experience in an academic environment
- Expertise with tissue-level biology, experimental histology, and a wide spectrum of optical microscopy methodologies (confocal, light sheet, two photons, atomic force, etc.)
- Exposure to computational quantitative image data analysis
- Experience in managing a large molecular cytology core facility in a multiuser environment
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
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The deadline for applications is March 15th 2023.
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: $130,000 - $300,000
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