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Columbia University Postdoctoral Research Scientist in New York, New York

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Job Requisition Number 00001433

Field(s) of Specialization Training in immunology, cell biology or biochemistry

Position Title Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Department IHN Inst for Human Nutrition

Division Inst for Human Nutrition

Location Medical Center

Summary Description

The Chang laboratory at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in the Institute of Human Nutrition seeks a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to study cell-lipid particle interaction, regulation of lipid metabolism and transport, and lipid-associated immune cell responses and biology. The position is NIH funded. Activities will include hands-on bench experimentation in both cell culture and animal works, data analysis and supervision of students or laboratory trainees on on-going studies, writing peer-reviewed manuscripts, participating in seminars, work groups, collaborating on research grant applications. The candidate will thoroughly document all results, technical reports and interpretations of studies.

Minimum Degree Required

PhD and/or MD

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in immunology, cell biology, biophysics, biochemistry or related science in a relevant scientific field.

Preferred Qualifications

A strong track record of scientific publications in peer reviewed journals.

Experience in a broad array of platforms and technologies for research studies include ELISA, western blot, qPCR, immune cell isolation and analysis, flow cytometry, RNA-seq, immunohistochemistry, and mass spectrometry.

Significant wet lab experience in molecular biology.

Excellent communication and writing skills with extensive knowledge in utilizing the appropriate technology, i.e. PowerPoint, Excel, statistical and other programs to create and communicate research reports, key information and for publications.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Additional Information

For full consideration, applications must include the following materials:  Cover letter explaining your interest, brief description of research and administrative experience  Detailed CV  Contact information for three references

No calls or emails, please

RAPS posting date 01/28/2020

Search Closing Date

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Proposed Start Date 03/01/2020

EEO Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Review Begins 02/10/2020

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover Letter

  • List of References

  • Writing Sample/Publication 1

  • Description of Previous Work

Optional Documents