Postdoctoral Studies

About Us

The Belfer Institute serves as a resource to current and prospective postdoctoral fellows, faculty members and administrators for any and all issues related to postdoctoral researchers. These include, but are not limited to: 

  • organizing all educational and social programs and activities sponsored by the Belfer Institute;
  • overseeing postdoctoral policies with regard to hiring, appointments and terminations;
  • monitoring postdoctoral salaries;
  • overseeing the management of postdoctoral housing at Einstein, including the assignment of incoming postdoctoral fellows to available housing slots;
  • mediation of problems involving work-related issues between faculty and postdoctoral fellows;
  • notifying current and potential postdoctoral fellows of job opportunities.



The Leadership of the Belfer Institute includes:

backerAnne R. Bresnick, Ph.D.
Department of Biochemistry

Mary Anne Toni Burrell
Program Manager


Slaughter Winter Winter Slaughter
Program Coordinator


The Belfer Institute Advisory Committee

Anne R. Bresnick, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biochemistry
Director, Belfer Institute for Advanced Biomedical Studies 

Jonathan M. Backer, M.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular Pharmacology 

Teresa V. Bowman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Departments of Developmental & Molecular Biology, and of Medicine, Division of Oncology 

KartikChandran, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology  

Dianne Cox, Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Anatomy & Structural Biology, and of Developmental & Molecular Biology  

Sophie Molhom, Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Neuroscience, and of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and of Pediatrics 

Diane Safer, Ph.D. 
Director Career & Professional Development Program, Assistant Professor Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences  

David C. Spray, Ph.D.
Professor, Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience 

Duncan W. Wilson, Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Developmental & Molecular Biology, and of Neuroscience 

Contact Us

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus
Bronx, NY 10461, USA

Phone: 718.430.3191