Postdoctoral positions in New York City – functions and mechanisms of noncoding RNAs
Posted on August 4

We are seeking one or more postdoctoral fellows to join Dr. Kleaveland’s newly-established basic research lab in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City. The Kleaveland Lab is passionate about uncovering the rules and roles of regulatory noncoding RNAs (microRNAs, long noncoding RNAs, circular RNAs, etc.) in human health and disease—please visit for more information about our research. If you are naturally curious about biology and enjoy working in a creative and collaborative environment, we would love to work with you!

Job requirements:

We are looking for enthusiastic, curious scientists who are interested in joining our growing team. We value kindness, grit, and diversity. Women and minorities are specifically encouraged to apply. Applicants should have a PhD and/or MD (or be an advanced graduate student) and have a demonstrated publication track record. The candidate should have extensive lab experience with molecular biology, cell biology, and/or biochemistry skills. Expertise in any of the following areas is valued though not required: RNA biology, molecular neuroscience, computational biology, and mouse models.

Interested applicantsshould send their CV, contact information for 2–3 references, and a cover letter that includes research interests and career goals. Please include a paragraph describing what you would like to work on in the Kleaveland Lab. New projects, ideas, and approaches are encouraged.


Ben Kleaveland, MD/PhD
Assistant Professor, Weill Cornell Pathology and Lab Medicine