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Columbia University Senior Staff Associate in New York, New York

Posting Details

Job Requisition Number 00001236

Field(s) of Specialization

Position Title Senior Staff Associate

Department PHY Physiology

Division Physiology

Location Medical Center

Summary Description

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.

The Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics invites applicants for an exciting research position. Candidates should have strong scientific education and experience. Responsibilities will include assisting in running a vibrant research program, creating high quality presentations, communicating with internal and external collaborators, and active participation in the Department’s programs and activities. The Senior Staff Associate may oversee work of more junior research staff and may direct the implementation of laboratory processes/protocols.

Minimum Degree Required

Bachelor’s degree

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree plus 8 years of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

MS in scientific field.

Additional Information

RAPS posting date 11/13/2019

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EEO Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • List of References

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Writing Sample/Publication 1

  • Writing Sample/Publication 2

  • Other Document 1

  • Other Document 2