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

Posting Details

Job Requisition Number 0000283

Field(s) of Specialization Center for Translational and Computational Neuroimmunology (CTCN)

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 Center for Translational and Computational Neuroimmunology (CTCN).

The successful candidate will create a research program that is dedicated to exploring the role of the immune system in neurological disease from a variety of perspectives – molecular biology, cellular biology – leveraging cutting-edge techniques and existing high-dimensional datasets from aging human brains at the CTCN.

Experience with either gene editing techniques or microglial 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 managing big genetic data sets. Field of specialization is Neuroimmunology, Multiple Sclerosis and Alzheimer’s disease. Three years or more as a Postdoctoral Fellow or Scientist.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Information

RAPS posting date 12/19/2018

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