Researcher in Biology
Sloan Kettering Memorial Cancer Center
United States

Company overview
The people of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) are united by a singular mission: ending cancer for life. Our specialized care teams provide personalized, compassionate, expert care to patients of all ages. Informed by basic research done at our Sloan Kettering Institute, scientists across MSK collaborate to conduct innovative translational and clinical research that is driving a revolution in our understanding of cancer as a disease and improving the ability to prevent, diagnose, and treat it. MSK is dedicated to training the next generation of scientists and clinicians, who go on to pursue our mission at MSK and around the globe. One of the world’s most respected comprehensive centers devoted exclusively to cancer, we have been recognized as one of the top two cancer hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report for more than 30 years. Please review important announcements about vaccination requirements and our upcoming EHR implementation by clicking here.Important Note for MSK Employees:Your Career Hub profile is submitted to the hiring team as your internal resume. Please be sure your profile is fully complete with your skills, relevant experience and education (if required). Click here to learn more. Please note, this link is only accessible for MSK employees.  
Job details

The Molecular Cytology Core Facility (MCCF) specializes in bringing advanced molecular detection and imaging technologies to the MSK community. We provide histology, cytogenetics and microscopy services to over 150 research groups, working in every area of preclinical cancer research. Reporting to the Core Director, the candidate will work with the Core team to expand our offerings in the quickly growing field of multiplex protein and nucleic acid imaging for cancer spatial biology. Using our state-of-the art automated stainers, imagers and integrated spatial biology platforms, the candidate will develop new multi-modal panels and assays in collaboration with MSK researchers to generate and analyze high quality experimental data. Key responsibilities include: validating antibodies; identifying and applying appropriate methods to optimize experimental outcomes; assessing experimental quality; troubleshooting issues; and advising users on best practices in experimental design


The ideal candidate should have: 

  • PhD in life sciences, with knowledge of cancer biology and related fields
  • Desire to explore and implement innovative spatial multiplex technologies
  • Experience with immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence and/or FISH essential
  • Experience with automated staining platforms strongly preferred
  • Experience with biological fluorescence microscopy and image analysis preferred




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


Murray Tipping, Core Director


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: $84,331-$92,764


Application Process

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    Complete an Online Application

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    Step 2:

    Interview Process

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    Step 3:

    Provide References

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    Step 4:

    Extension of Job Offer

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    Step 6:

    New Employee Orientation


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