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.
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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