Postdoctoral Position, Genetics @ Columbia University

March 18, 2021

Postdoctoral positions are available in Alberto Ciccia’s laboratory in the Department of Genetics and Development at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The Ciccia laboratory investigates 1) the molecular mechanisms that maintain genomic stability to suppress cancer development and regulate chemotherapy and immunotherapy responses (Joseph SA et al, DNA Repair, 2020; Huang JW et al, Nature Communications, 2020; Taglialatela A et al, Molecular Cell, 2017); 2) the function of nucleotide variants in DNA repair genes using innovative base editing screens (Cuella-Martin R et al, Cell, 2021); 3) the interplay between DNA repair and genome editing (Nambiar TS et al, Nature Communications, 2019); and develops 4) novel methods for precision genome editing (Billon P et al, Cell Reports, 2020; Billon P et al, Molecular Cell, 2017). More information can be found at


Interested candidates with Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degrees are encouraged to apply by March 31, 2021. Experience in molecular and cell biology, genetics or computational biology, and first-author publications in peer-reviewed journals are preferred. 


To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter describing research experience and interests, CV and contact information of three references to: 


Alberto Ciccia

Associate Professor

Department of Genetics and Development

Irving Cancer Research Center

Columbia University Irving Medical Center