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

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Job Requisition Number 0000955

Field(s) of Specialization Biochemistry/Molecular Biology/Physiology/Cell Biology

Position Title Postdoctoral / Associate Research Scientist

Department CRR Ctr for Radiological Rsch

Division Ctr for Radiological Rsch

Location Medical Center

Summary Description

We are looking for Senior team member for our Mouse Core (Post-Doctoral or Research Associate Scientist), that is an essential component of our Radiation Biodosimetry Program at the Center for Radiological Research at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in Manhattan, New York. This program is well funded and we have a large inter-disciplinary team of Biologists, Physicists, Biostatisticians and technicians, all working towards the common goal of developing biomarkers for individualized prediction of radiation injury.

The Mouse Core is central to all our in vivo studies for development of these biomarkers, and works in close coordination with the scientific groups that are evaluating cytogenetic, transcriptomic and metabolomic markers using state-of-the-art technologies. This position would involve study design, overseeing and performing mouse colony maintenance, mouse irradiations, blood and tissue collection from animals, writing and maintaining protocols, and development and optimization of tests. You would also be responsible for blood immunophenotyping and data analysis, using a dedicated multi-color high-complexity Beckman-Coulter Flow Cytometry Cell Analyzer. You will work with the Program Project Leader and the other research teams, and present work progress through teleconferences and written reports. There will be ample opportunity for gaining recognition through shared authorship and innovations in biomarker testing.

Minimum Degree Required

PhD in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology/Physiology/Cell Biology or a related field; expertise in mouse models, cellular biology, and cell-based assays. Applicants with a background in radiation biology or immunology are especially encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications

The candidate should have at least 1 year of research experience in one or more of the above-mentioned research activities in a mouse model context.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Information

RAPS posting date 08/08/2019

Search Closing Date

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Proposed Start Date 09/02/2019

EEO Statement

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

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