Job ID: 97575

Postdoctoral Fellow in Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 1 April 2023

Employment Start Date: 3 January 2023

Contract Length: 3-5 years

City: New York

Country: United States

Institution: Weill Cornell Medical College

Department: Psychiatry


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 contributes to the pathophysiology and treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders.

The ideal candidate should have a strong background in neuroscience. Experience with confocal microscopy, cell culture, and 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 encouraged 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.