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Post Doctoral Research Opportunities
Yeshiva University in Bronx, New York
Date Posted 10/05/2020
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled


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The Hodgson lab is developing monomeric, single-chain Förster resonance energy transfer (FRET)-based biosensors for Rho family small GTPases and their downstream targets. We most recently pioneered a multiple FRET biosensor technology in which we visualized two orthogonal FRET biosensors in the same cell at the same time.  We develop these biosensors and apply them in real, hypothesis-driven biology research in our laboratory, including cancer invasion & metastasis, macrophage chemotaxis and other general directional cell motility.

Contact email: louis.hodgson@einsteinmed.org

Reference Number EINSTEIN PD 1


Department Name: CELL BIOLOGY

The research in the Guo lab focuses on stem cell plasticity and epigenetic regulation of mammary stem cells and cancer stem cells, as well as the impact of stem cell pathways on turmor immune microenvironment. We use a wide range of genomics/epigenomics methods, CRISPR genome editing, organoid culture, and in vivo mouse models.

Contact email:  wenjun.guo@einsteinmed.org

Reference Number EINSTEIN PD 2



A postdoctoral position in the area of chromatin structure, transcription, signaling, developmental biology, genomics and bioinformatics. The research projects are focused on mammalian eye development to examine molecular mechanisms underlying embryogenesis, transcriptional control, chromatin dynamics and 3D-nuclear organization, activities of specific gene regulatory networks, and visualization of mRNA cycle and mRNA:RNA-binding protein interactions.

Contact email:  ales.cvekl@einsteinmed.org

Reference Number EINSTEIN PD 3


Department Name: GENETICS

The Zhou lab research focuses on molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular development. Areas of interest include genetic and epigenetic basis of cardiac cell specification and differentiation during development, heart disease, and regeneration (Cell, 23178125; Nature, 29743679, 25119045, 20596014; Eur Heart J, 26491108; Circ Res, 21597012; Nat Commun, 28924218, 29215012; PNAS, 25848038; Dev Cell, 29056552, 25625206; Annual Review Physiology, 27959615).

Contact email: bin.zhou@einsteinmed.org

Reference Number EINSTEIN PD 4


Department Name: NEUROSCIENCE

The Ross lab studies neural circuit mechanisms governing the interaction of stress with fundamental motivated behavior, specifically focusing on the mechanisms of neuromodulators and hormones involved in dynamic homeostatic processes. We are interested in how these processes may underlie diseases of metabolism and mental health such as obesity or anorexia nervosa.  Prior experience in at least one of these technical areas of expertise is preferred:  calcium imaging/in vivo photometry, mouse behavioral tasks, molecular biology, high dimensional analyses of neuronal data (or biological data in general), electrophysiology, 2-photon microscopy, computer programming and electronics.

For more information, please see: https://rosslab.einsteinmedneuroscience.org/research/ .

Contact email:  Rachel.ross@einsteinmed.org

Reference Number EINSTEIN PD 5


Department Name: GENETICS

Our research is focused on molecular mechanisms of cardiomyopathy and heart failure. Specific areas of interest include genetic, epigenetic, and long noncoding RNA mechanisms of gene regulation (myocytes, endothelial cells, and fibroblasts) and cardiomyopathy.  Our relevant publications include Nature (PMID: 25119045; 20596014; 25119037; 20130577), Cell (15339668); Circulation Research (18723445; 21293009), PNAS (23319608; 27601681), Nature Comm. (28924218; 29215012), Developmental Cell (23602386; 20816797), Annual Review Physiology (22035349), and Nature Review Cardiology (25855606).

Contact email: chingpin.chang@einsteinmed.org

Reference Number EINSTEIN PD 6



The area of research is in deciphering physiological functions of novel bacterial species isolated in the lab using basic microbial genetic techniques. The postdoctoral fellow should have advanced knowledge of microbial genetic techniques like CRISPR-Cas9, transposon, phage mediated mutants in bacteria.  Additionally, should have training or skill in large scale data management and analysis of the microbiome by 16S/metagenomics/metatranscriptomics (e.g., PICRUSt).

Contact email: Sridhar.mani@einsteinmed.org

Reference Number EINSTEIN PD 7


Department Name: BIOCHEMISTRY

The Sidoli lab is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to work on state-of-the-art mass spectrometry, innovative cell culture models and unusual sample collecting methods (e.g., breath biopsies) to investigate chromatin state in health and disease.

Details on the position: https://jobrxiv.org/job/albert-einstein-college-of-medicine-27778-postdoc-in-chromatin-biology-proteomics-and-innovative-cell-culture-models/

Contact email:  simone.sidoli@einsteinmed.org

Reference Number EINSTEIN PD 8


Department NameBronx-Einstein Training in Teaching and Research (BETTR) program

The IRACDA-BETTR NIH-sponsored postdoctoral training program is designed to help postdocs obtain tenure-track faculty positions and emphasizes training in research and mentored undergraduate teaching. Our teaching partners are Lehman College and Hostos Community College, two Hispanic-serving colleges located in the Bronx.This three year program provides 75% support for research activities and 25% for mentored teaching.  Per NIH criteria, applicants must be U.S. citizens or Green Card holders, and must be within their first two years of postdoctoral training.

For more information, see IRACDA/BETTR on the Einstein homepage.

Contact email:  barbara.birshtein@einsteinmed.org and/or dianne.cox@einsteinmed.org

Reference Number EINSTEIN PD 9


Department Name: NEUROSCIENCE

The Batista-Brito lab investigates how postnatal development of inhibitory function shapes the way information is processed in the brain in the context of health and disease. Cortical function depends on the adaptive function of brain areas comprised of many types of cells and synaptic connections that develop on a long timescale.  During development, neural networks must grow from a state of zero connectivity to the precisely interconnected circuits characteristic of the adult brain.  The activity of GABAergic inhibitory neurons during postnatal development is likely to mediate synaptic refinement, reducing synchrony and enhancing precision in the mature network.  Accordingly, dysregulation of GABAergic interneurons has been linked to several neurodevelopmental disorders.  We use a powerful combination of methods, including single-cell genetic profiling, mouse genetics, cell-type specific manipulation of neuronal activity, in vivo electrophysiology, in vivo 2-photon imaging, and behavioral analysis, in order to functionally dissect the developmental impact of specific sources of inhibition on cortical processing and perception.  This research illuminates how cortical functions are altered in neurodevelopmental disorders, with particular focus opn schizophrenia and autism.

Contact email:  renata.brito@einsteinmed.org

Reference Number EINSTEIN PD 10



The Verkhusha lab is interested in the development and application of molecular probes, such as biosensors and optogenetic tools, for monitoring and controlling biological processes in cells and animals.

Two postdoctoral positions are available


A: A molecular biologist interested in engineering fluorescent protein-based biosensors and characterizing them both in vitro and in cultured cells.

B: A neuroscientist interested in imaging with advanced biosensors for the optogenetic control of activity and molecular processes in neurons, as well as cellular electrophysiology, electric field stimulation, optogenetics and calcium imaging.

Contact email:  postdoc.einstein@gmail.com

Reference Number EINSTEIN PD 11A or 11B

All candidates must have a MD or Ph.D. Degree

Excellent references

Albert Einstein College of Medicine is seeking highly motivated post-doctoral research fellows to join our team!  We have open positions available throughout our many laboratories across campus. 


We are one of the nation's premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. It is home to some 2,000 faculty members, 750 M.D. students , 350 Ph.D. students attending the Sue Golding Graduate Division-including 125 in the combined M.D/Ph.D. program-and 325 postdoctoral investigators training at our Belfer Institute for Advanced Biomedical Studies. More than 7,000 Einstein Alumni are among the nation's foremost clinicians, biomedical scientists and medical educators.


Long a national leader in biomedical research support from the Federal government, Einstein received $174 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health during 2017.  This includes the funding for major research centers at Einstein in aging, intellectual development disorders, diabetes, cancer, clinical and translational research, liver disease and AIDS. Other areas of focus include developmental brain research, neuroscience, cardiac disease and other initiatives to reduce and eliminate ethnic and racial health disparities.


The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is our priority to treat everyone fairly and we are committed to complying with all laws and regulations governing equal employment and becoming a role model for active inclusivity. We value all people and perspectives that make us unique and increase our diversity at large. Albert Einstein College of Medicine reaffirms its commitment to recruiting, retaining and advancing individuals from historically unrepresented and marginalized minority groups in the scientific and medical professions.  


We have also been recognized by Forbes as one of the country’s best midsize employers in 2019 and 2020!  Forbes ranked Einstein in the top overall nationally among midsize employers. Einstein ranked 3rd within the education category in New York State and 9th nationally among all midsize education employers.


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