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Columbia University Postdoctoral / Associate Research Scientist in New York, New York

Posting Details

Job Requisition Number 00001480

Field(s) of Specialization biological dosimetry, cellular and molecular biology

Position Title Postdoctoral / Associate Research Scientist

Department CRR Ctr for Radiological Rsch

Division Ctr for Radiological Rsch

Location Medical Center

Summary Description

A Postdoctoral Research Scientist position is available immediately for a highly motivated candidate to help develop gene-expression based approaches for biological radiation dosimetry, and to study the impact of different radiation modalities (dose, dose-rate, LET, organ-specific effects). The current project also includes study of the contribution of senescence to radiation lung injury in mouse models. Our laboratory is in the Center for Radiological Research (crr.columbia.edu) in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in Upper Manhattan. We also work very closely with physicists at the Radiation Research Accelerator Facility (www.raraf.org/) located in Westchester County, upstate New York. Therefore, the position offers opportunities for collaborative studies with both physicians and physicists.

Minimum Degree Required

Ph.D. and/or M.D.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have experience in cellular and molecular biology, especially RNA techniques for gene expression, as well as excellent communication and writing skills. A background in radiation science, mouse work, biostatistics and/or development of radiation biodosimetry would be strongly preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Information

This position works with: Bloodborne pathogens

RAPS posting date 02/13/2020

Search Closing Date

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Proposed Start Date 03/02/2020

EEO Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover Letter

  • List of References

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