Columbia University Associate Research Scientist in New York, New York
Job Requisition Number 00001061
Field(s) of Specialization Tendon Biology and Biomechanics
Position Title Associate Research Scientist
Department ORT Orthopedic Surgery
Division Orthopedic Surgery
Location Medical Center
The Carroll Laboratories, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Columbia University Irving Medical Center is seeking an Associate Research Scientist in tendon research with special emphasis on tendon biology and biomechanics. The candidate will join our multidisciplinary musculoskeletal research team. Our government funded research projects are focused on musculoskeletal topics such as tendinopathy, enthesis biomechanics, and tissue regeneration. Ongoing research involves in vivo studies of tendon and tendon enthesis pathogenesis and repair. Responsibilities include tendon enthesis biomechanics, tendon enthesis imaging, cell culture, RT-PCR, Western blotting, therapeutic intervention in animal models, and maintaining and propagating mouse colonies.
Potential candidates are expected to have a strong portfolio of scholarly research including peer-reviewed publications, experience with proposal writing, working experience with graduate students, and evidence of independent research funding, preferably from the NIH or other federal organizations.
Highly motivated and creative applicants with excellent organization and communication skills are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a PhD, MD or equivalent academic degree with the relevant field of study. This is a full-time position with Columbia University officer benefits. The position will provide exceptional opportunities for research and career development.
Minimum Degree Required
MD, PhD, or equivalent
MD, PhD, or equivalent
Experience in Tendon Biology and Biomechanics.
Columbia University is located in New York City, has a world-class faculty Orthopedic Surgery, Neuroscience and Neurology. Abundant learning opportunities include lab meetings, seminar series, journal clubs and university lectures. There are also many opportunities for collaboration with other researchers, laboratories, creating new technologies, and expert clinicians.
RAPS posting date 09/17/2019
Search Closing Date
Special Instructions to the Applicant
Proposed Start Date 01/01/2020
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer —Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.
Review Begins 09/18/2019
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Documents Needed to Apply
List of References
Writing Sample/Publication 1
Writing Sample/Publication 2
Statement of Research
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