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New York Medical College Research Fellow in Valhalla, New York


This is a research fellow (post-doctoral level) position involving scientific investigation in an NIH-funded lab within the Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology that studies antibiotic resistance and vaccine development for pathogenic streptococci. For more information about the lab, please visit the following website:


  • Perform complex experiments in the fields of bacteriology and immunology. Includes work with live animals (mice, survival surgery).

  • Provide scientific input to the design of experimental work and interpretation of data.

  • Guide and supervise laboratory research assistants and summer students.

  • Self-guidance to learn new methodologies and gain expertise in new scientific areas, as needed.

  • Abide by established lab standards for communication, documentation, organization, and teamwork.

  • Other tasks as assigned.


  • Minimum education requirement: Ph.D., M.D. or other doctorate in a scientific or medical discipline.

  • Proficient in the use of Excel; ability to learn and use basic statistical and graphing software; ability to learn and use specialty software supporting major lab equipment and resulting data analysis.

  • Six years (or more) of wet lab bench work.

  • A willingness to work with BSL-2 and ABSL-2 agents, human tissue samples, and mice (including survival surgery).

Minimum Salary

USD $46,400.00/Yr.

Maximum Salary

USD $58,000.00/Yr.

New York Medical College offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees* which includes:

  • Full range of Health Plans

  • Medical Plans (choice of EPO, PPO, High Deductible HSA)

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

  • Dental Plans (PPO & HMO) and Vision Plan

  • Dependent Care and Transit Programs

  • Life Insurance, AD&D and Voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Short-term and Long-term disability programs

  • Retirement Plan (403b) - matching contribution up to 5% for eligible/enrolled employees following one year of employment (may make own pre-tax contributions immediately following employment)

  • New York Medical College Tuition Exemption Program for eligible employees, their spouse and dependent children

  • Legal plan

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Early-Release Fridays (October - March)

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • Vacation, Sick Leave, Personal Leave

  • Annual Holiday Schedule

*Members of the 1199 SEIU and 32BJ unions may participate in some of NYMC’s voluntary benefits, but they participate in separate Health and Welfare benefit programs.

New York Medical College (NYMC), a member of Touro University, is a health sciences College whose purpose is to educate clinical and public health professionals as well as researchers, to conduct biomedical and population-based research. Through its faculty and affiliated partners, the College engenders a diverse and inclusive community that promotes an atmosphere of excellence, scholarship and professionalism.

Touro University is an equal opportunity employer. Touro University treats all employees, job applicants, and students without unlawful consideration of race, ethnicity, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition), age, disability, medical condition, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military service or veteran status, citizenship status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. We are committed to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy in all decisions, including but not limited to, recruitment, the administration of educational programs and activities, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, placement, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff, suspension, expulsion and termination, and all other terms and conditions of admission, matriculation, and employment.

Inquiries or complaints concerning the non-discrimination policies should be sent to Nicole Barnett, 50 West 47th Street, 12th Floor, New York, New York, 10036, (646-565-6285) or, alternatively, to the Chief Compliance Officer at and 646-565-6000 x55330.

Job LocationsUS-NY-Valhalla

Requisition ID 2023-9837

Position Type Temporary Full-Time

Schedule Shift 1

Hours Per Week 35

Travel 10%

Category Research

FLSA Status Exempt