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Rockefeller University Postdoctoral Associate | Laboratory of Synthetic Embryology in New York, New York

Organization Overview

The ultimate objective of the work in my laboratory is to understand the cellular and molecular basis of vertebrate embryonic induction, with a special emphasis on germ layer and organ formation. Toward this aim, we perform comparative studies using both amphibian and mammalian model systems, including human embryonic stem cells.


We seek an advanced microscopy Postdoctoral researcher to join us at the Laboratory of Synthetic Embryology. This is a great opportunity for individuals interested in studying in vitro models of neurodegenerative disease, specifically investigating developmental aspects of Huntington’s Disease. Our lab values communication and collaboration, and we strive to build a supportive culture in our endeavors. More research can be found in


Responsibilities include:

  • Leading a project in advanced imaging and quantification analysis of live cells

  • Developing image analysis and visualization strategies

  • Mentoring research assistants



  • PhD degree in a relevant field such as biophysics, bioengineering, cell, or molecular biology

  • Expertise in confocal imaging techniques and equipment


  • Experience with single-molecule detection instrumentation and high/super-resolution optical imaging

  • Individuals with thorough working knowledge of molecular, stem-cell biology, biochemistry, and/or genetics are strongly encouraged to apply

  • Strong computational skills is a plus

  • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a multi-disciplinary team

  • Effective written and oral communication skills

  • Demonstrates an aptitude to be a lead author on peer-reviewed publications

The Rockefeller University does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service or other non-merit factor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the characteristics listed above.

The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on various factors, including but not limited to organizational budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The hiring range provided represents The Rockefeller University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Compensation Range: Min

USD $70,000.00/Yr.

Compensation Range: Max

USD $70,000.00/Yr.

Job Locations US-NY-New York

Category Science

Position Type Regular Full-Time