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Columbia University Associate Research Scientist in New York, New York

Posting Details

Job Requisition Number 00002143

Field(s) of Specialization

Position Title Associate Research Scientist

Department OPH Ophthalmology

Division Ophthalmology

Location Medical Center

Summary Description

Columbia University’s Department of Ophthalmology Research Division includes 12 laboratories and more than 50 investigators devoted to the study of basic and clinical problems in vision, ophthalmology and eye disease. Investigators encompass the fields of molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, retina, radiation biology, physiology, pharmacology and optics. A Ph.D. and/or M.D. and a strong research background is required for this position.
Job Description: Investigating the role of the cell surface proteoglycans in the development of retinal astrocytes and blood vessels in mice. Study the contribution of extracellular matrix for retinal angiogenesis responsible for many blinding diseases in children and elder patients. Explore the mechanism of neural-vascular interaction in retina and assist Any other activities related to the research project.

Minimum Degree Required

Ph.D. MD/Ph.D, or MD

Minimum Qualifications

At least 3-5 years of high level experience

Preferred Qualifications

Relevant experience in Ophthalmic research and ability to supervise graduate students and postdoctoral fellows

Additional Information

RAPS posting date 01/13/2021

Search Closing Date

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Proposed Start Date 03/01/2021

EEO Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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  • Curriculum Vitae

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