Postdoctoral Associate - Farese & Walther Lab

Job Locations USA-NY-New York
Posted Date 2 months ago(11/15/2022 11:17 AM)
Requisition ID
Pay Range
$55,439 – $100,940

Pay Range

$55,439 – $100,940

Company Overview

MMemorial 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.

Job Description

We are seeking a Postdoctoral Associate to work within the shared lab of HHMI Investigator Dr. Tobias Walther and his scientific partner Dr. Robert Farese at Sloan Kettering Institute/Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

The Farese & Walther Laboratory studies the mechanisms of lipid metabolism, storage and homeostasis. The lab uncovers the biochemical, physical and cell biological principles that cells use to store lipids and to determine how lipid balance and storage are maintained. The lab also studies how processes of lipid storage affect physiology and disease. 


For our joint laboratory, we seek an outstanding individual with Ph.D. training in biochemistry, structural biology, cell biology or physiology to study the mechanistic basis of lipid storage in lipid droplets or lipid metabolism in neurodegenerative diseases and cancer.


General Qualifications:

  • PhD. and/or M.D./Ph.D. degree in cell biology, biochemistry, structural biology, or molecular biology

  • Effective communication skills, self-motivated, and a strong work ethic

  • Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative group environment

  • Strong publication record is highly preferred

If you have any questions about this job opportunity, please contact:


Eileen Ortiz


Salary: $55,439 – 100,940


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. 


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