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Columbia University Associate Research Scientist in New York, New York

Posting Details

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

Summary Description

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

Minimum Qualifications

MD, PhD, or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in Tendon Biology and Biomechanics.

Additional Information

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

EEO Statement

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

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover Letter

Optional Documents

  • List of References

  • Writing Sample/Publication 1

  • Writing Sample/Publication 2

  • Research Abstract

  • Statement of Research

  • Dissertation Abstract

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