Postdoctoral Associate Position in the Kleaveland Lab

We are seeking a postdoctoral fellow 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. 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 must possess a PhD and/or MD 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 applicants should 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.

Salary Range is: $58,500 - $65,320 

Weill Cornell Medicine provides the above salary range in compliance with the New York City law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. The salary range listed is for full‐time employment not including bonuses, clinical incentive compensation, or benefits. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors including but not limited to internal equity, specialty, training, and hospital/community needs.

The above salary range for New York City based roles represents WCM’s good faith and reasonable estimate of possible compensation at the time of posting.


Ben Kleaveland, M.D., Ph.D.

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs 1300 York Ave, Suite A-139 New York, NY 10065 Phone: