Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Genetics and Development
Columbia University New York Division of Genetics and Development
United States

Posting Details

Job Requisition Number 00001784

Position Title Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Department G&D Genetics & Development

Division Genetics & Development

Location Medical Center

Summary Description

Columbia University’s Department of Genetics & Development at the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons invites applicants for Postdoctoral Research Scientist position.

The goal of the laboratory is to demonstrate through state-of-the-art genetic, molecular and physiological approaches that many pathways regulating the most classical physiological functions in mammals remain to be discovered. A further goal of the laboratory is to show that harnessing these novel regulatory pathways may help treating degenerative diseases caused by the disruption of a given physiological process.

Our studies use bone as a model organ and focus largely on osteocalcin, a hormone regulating an unusually large number of physiological processes.

Current projects in the laboratory include but are not limited to:

• The description of novel functions of osteocalcin.
• The elucidation of it signaling pathway in various organs.
• The general evaluation of the maternal influence on physiology in the offspring.
• The extension of this work to the treatment of degenerative diseases.
• The exploration of novel pathways underlying metastases to bone of various cancers.

Minimum Degree Required
Ph.D. or M.D.

Minimum Qualifications
We are looking for MD, PhD or MD-PhD candidates skilled in molecular and cellular biology methods, biochemistry and cell culture and who are eager to discover new biology’s. An experience in mouse genetics is a plus but it is not required.

RAPS posting date 08/05/2020

Special Instructions to the Applicant
Your application file should contain a complete CV and a list of 3 referees.

EEO Statement
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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Curriculum Vitae
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