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Postdoctoral Fellow in Neuroscience

Weill Cornell Medical College
New York City, New York
Salary commensurates with relevant experience and as per NIH guidelines. Fringe benefits included.
Closing date
Sep 25, 2022
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A postdoctoral fellow position is available in the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College (New York City). Our lab’s primary focus is connecting molecular and circuitry-based analysis that contribute to the pathophysiology and treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders.


The ideal candidate should have a strong background in neuroscience. Experience with confocal microscopy, cell culture, animal handling, biochemical, molecular and cellular techniques is desirable. Applicants who have skills in only some of these disciplines but feel that they can easily learn the others are encourage to apply. Candidates should email a statement of research interest, CV and 2 references to Dr. Francis Lee (




  • Ph.D. in Neuroscience or related field with demonstrated experience in any of the following fields: cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry.
  • Knowledge and experience with cell culture, molecular and cell biology, confocal microscopy, and calcium imaging.
  • Ideal candidates are highly-motivated, creative, hard‑working, independent, well-organized, and capable of multitasking individuals with excellent communication and writing skills
  • Some familiarity/experience with coding, though not required, will also be considered an asset



Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization-are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and New York-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do.


Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement


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