Postdoctoral Position Available in the Lab of Dr. Heidi Stuhlmann

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Heidi Stuhlmann in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM). Weill Cornell is part of a Tri-Institutional campus in New York City which provides easy interactions with colleagues at Sloan Kettering Institute and Rockefeller University. The major focus of the Stuhlmann lab is to study the molecular and mechanistic links between defects in placental development and neurodevelopmental and metabolic disorders. Another focus is to understand the impact of SARS-CoV-2 infection on the human placenta. Representative publications from the lab include:

Lacko, L.A. et al. (2017). Altered feto-placental vascularization, placental malperfusion, and fetal growth restriction in mice with Egfl7 loss-of-function. Development 144(13): 2469-2479. [PMCID: PMC5536866]; Sharma, A. et al. (2019). miR-126 regulates glycogen trophoblast proliferation and DNA methylation in the murine placenta. Dev. Biol. 449:21-34. [PMCID: PMC6451886 DOI: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2019.01.019];

Argueta, L.B. et al. (2022). Inflammatory responses in the placenta upon SARS-CoV-2 infection late in pregnancy. iScience 25 (5): 104223. [PMCID: PMC8996470 DOI: 10.1016/j.isci.2022.104223].

Job Requirements

A recent PhD in biomedical science-related fields and proficiency in English are required. Proficiency in mouse models, dissection of mouse embryos, in vitro primary cell cultures, molecular and cellular techniques including molecular cloning, PCR, western blotting and immunohistochemistry, and skills in data analysis, statistical methods and writing are preferred. The candidate is expected to be highly motivated and to interact with scientists and trainees in the Stuhlmann lab and collaborators within WCM.

If interested, submit a CV, a brief cover letter indicating your research experience, career goals and the names and contact information of 2 referees to Dr. Heidi Stuhlmann (

Salary Range for this position is: $58,500 - $66,538. 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 benefits, bonuses, or clinical incentive compensation where applicable. 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. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Weill Cornell Medicine provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.


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