Associate Research Scientist in Cellular Biophysics
Columbia University New York, Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics
United States


Summary Description

Columbia University Irving Medical Center’s Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics invites applicants for a senior level research position. Responsibilities will include running a vibrant research program, mentoring of graduate students and postdocs, creating high quality presentations, communicating with internal and external collaborators, and active participation in the Department’s programs and activities. The Associate Research Scientist may oversee work of more junior research staff and may direct the implementation of laboratory processes/protocols

The Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons is a vibrant, growing department that seeks to provide the most exciting environment for cutting edge science. Our faculty are leaders in the exploration of the mind, the heart, blood vessels, the kidney, spinal cord, genetic characterizations of leukemias, pain sensation, and many other areas. The faculty include a Nobel Laureate. The Department also includes three members of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies and four members of the American Academy of Arts. There are several major areas of focus in the Department: developmental neurobiology & neuroscience; membrane biology; cardiovascular biology; structural biology; computational/systems biology. The faculty provide a rich environment for training, and applications for the graduate program are invited from outstanding students. Faculty in the Department are most proud of recent successes in our ongoing efforts to learn about, and eventually overcome, diseases that afflict millions of patients, including advances in understanding the molecular basis of schizophrenia, development of the nervous system that is relevant to treatment of spinal cord injury, genetic characterizations of osteoblast-induced leukemias, and new treatments for heart disease including coronary artery stent restenosis, heart failure and cardiac arrhythmias.



Minimum Degree Required

Required: PhD or MD



Minimum Qualifications

Plus 2 to 3 years of Postdoctoral Research experience.



Preferred Qualifications

Candidates should have strong scientific and postdoctoral experience



EEO Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer —Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.


Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae

Optional Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Document 1



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