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Columbia University Associate Research Scientist in New York, New York

Posting Details

Job Requisition Number 00002142

Field(s) of Specialization

Position Title Associate Research Scientist

Department OPH Ophthalmology

Division Ophthalmology


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: Studying the role of signaling molecules that regulates the formation of lacrimal gland, the tear producing organ of the eye. Study the deficiency in tear production due to lacrimal gland dysfunction, which is a major cause of dry eye diseases. Work with single cell RNA sequencing and ribosomal profiling Activities related to the research project.

Minimum Degree Required

Minimum Degree: 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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