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Faculty Position in Cancer Genomics

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) seeks to hire a faculty member that will lead an innovative research program in the area of Cancer Genomics. An ideal candidate for this position will apply the latest innovations in genomics technology to elucidate fundamental principles of tumor evolution, metastasis, or therapy resistance, with the goal of improving outcomes for cancer patients. An inventor of new genomics methods would also be an exceptional candidate for this position. Preference will be given to applicants at the Assistant Professor level, but outstanding candidates at all career stages will be considered. This faculty hire will join the CSHL Cancer Center, a dynamic and collaborative group of investigators focused on research that reveals mechanisms underlying the biology of cancer and advances new strategies to diagnose or treat this disease. Members of the CSHL Cancer Center gain access to human tumor specimens and translational research opportunities through an existing alliance with the nearby Northwell Health system.

Please submit a cover letter, CV, description of research accomplishments, statement of future research plans, and a statement of diversity & mentoring to the online application found here: https://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/18666 Position ID: 03025-R. Letters of reference will be requested separately. The statement of diversity & mentoring should be less than one page and describe a candidate’s mentoring philosophy, contributions to equity and inclusion in science, and any prior training or experience in mentoring, academic management, and anti-discrimination/anti-racism.

Applications will be accepted until December 15, 2021 and reviewed on a rolling basis. Inquiries regarding the search should be directed to: CSHLcancerfaculty@cshl.edu

Faculty Position in Computational Neuroscience

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) is seeking to fill a faculty position in the area of Computational/Theoretical Neuroscience. Of particular interest to this search are candidates with expertise in computational and theoretical neuroscience, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. The successful candidate will have an outstanding record of research achievement and an innovative research program. They will join a highly interactive and collaborative neuroscience group working on neural circuits, neural development, neurogenetics, theoretical and computational neuroscience, artificial intelligence, synaptic function, brain disorders, rodent cognition, perception, and social behavior. Preference will be given to applicants at the Assistant Professor level, but outstanding candidates at all career stages will be considered.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics, and quantitative biology. Located on the North Shore of Long Island 30 miles from New York City, the Laboratory has a rich and successful research environment rooted in interdisciplinary collaboration as well as an innovative graduate school that attracts talented students each year. CSHL is committed to fostering a diverse work environment that values best practices in mentorship, equity, and inclusion. Successful candidates will be expected to establish productive research programs while mentoring diverse groups of students and postdocs. Applications are strongly encouraged from groups historically underrepresented in science, including women and U.S. racial/ethnic minority populations.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, description of research accomplishments, statement of future research plans, and a statement of diversity & mentoring to: https://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/18057; letters of reference will be requested separately. The statement of diversity & mentoring should describe a candidate’s mentoring philosophy, contributions to equity and inclusion in science, and prior training (as applicable) in mentoring, academic management/leadership, and antidiscrimination/antiracism. We will begin considering applications on a rolling basis on July 1, 2021, and applications will be considered until the position is filled. Inquiries regarding the search should be directed to: CSHLfacultyjobs@cshl.edu


CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. 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.