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Columbia University Staff Associate in New York, New York

Posting Details

Job Requisition Number 00001021

Field(s) of Specialization

Position Title Staff Associate

Department PHA Pharmacology

Division Pharmacology

Location Medical Center

Summary Description

Columbia University Irving Medical Center’s Department of Pharmacology 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 Staff Associate may oversee work of more junior research staff and may direct the implementation of laboratory processes/protocols.

The Department of Pharmacology in the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University Irving Medical Center is focused on advancing biomedical research through the study of molecular genetics, chemical biology, and structural biology to identify specific and novel targets to modify the function of living systems and impact disease response. The Department bridges basic and clinical science, and the research of faculty members spans such diverse problems as the identification of molecular signals that determine whether a cell lives or dies to the discovery of new drugs that control cardiac rhythm in heart disease; use of inducible pluripotent stems as drug screening platforms; the physiology and pharmacology of pain pathways; mechanistic studies of schizophrenia; x-ray crystallography of GABAB receptors and pharmacology and physiology of GABAA receptors.

Areas of research encompassed by the Department of Pharmacology are broad and based on synergistic interactions between basic science and clinical research. The main research interests include Cancer Biology, Molecular Cardiology, Neuropharmacology, Signal Transduction, Structural and Chemical Pharmacology. Members of the department conduct research to improve understanding of the normal functioning of living systems, of the abnormalities of function that cause and result from disease or the toxic action of chemicals sand of the manner in which abnormal function can be modified or prevented by chemicals or other interventions.

Minimum Degree Required

Bachelor’s degree in scientific field.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in scientific field.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Information

RAPS posting date 08/26/2019

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EEO Statement

Columbia University is Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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  • Curriculum Vitae

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