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Columbia University Assistant Professor of Neurological Science (Tenure Track) in New York, New York

Posting Details

Job Requisition Number 0000355

Field(s) of Specialization Motor Neuron Disorders/Neuromuscular Division

Position Title Assistant Professor of Neurological Science (Tenure Track)

Department NEU Neurology

Division Neurology

Location Medical Center

Summary Description

The Columbia University in the Department of Neurology is recruiting a scientist for its Eleanor and Lou Gehrig ALS Center in partnership with its affiliate Center for Motor Neuron Biology and Disease.

The successful candidate will create a research program that is dedicated to exploring the molecular and cellular basis of mechanism of neurodegeneration, specifically in ALS as well as other common forms of age related brain disorders from a variety of perspectives – molecular genetics, biology, cellular biology – leveraging cutting-edge techniques and existing special transcriptomic data sets from experimental and human brain from patients with the above cited conditions.

Experience with either special transcriptomic/single-cell genomics, cell purification and manipulation is required, and we are looking for candidates that will lead the development of the next generation of studies generating additional data and translating results into mechanistic and target validation studies. Ideally, candidates will develop extramural research support. Research and the teaching of medical students, residents and fellows are important responsibilities for all departmental faculty.

Minimum Degree Required

MD and/or PhD

Minimum Qualifications

Requires training and experience in experiment models in human disease from neuropathology and behavioral perspective as well as managing big genetic data sets. Field of specialization is Neurogenetics, Neurodegeneration and ALS

Three years or more as a Postdoctoral Fellow or Scientist.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Information

RAPS posting date 01/21/2019

Search Closing Date

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Proposed Start Date

EEO Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer —Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • Do you have or are you eligible for New York State medical license?

(Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • List of References