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Columbia University Postdoctoral Research Scientist in New York, New York

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Job Requisition Number 0000824

Field(s) of Specialization Chemistry/Biology/Physics

Position Title Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Department CRR Ctr for Radiological Rsch

Division Ctr for Radiological Rsch

Location Nevis

Summary Description

Columbia University Nevis Labs, Radiological Research Accelerator Facility (RARAF)

Postdoctoral research position available immediately for highly motivated candidate to help develop a research platform for studying the mechanisms underlying the success of carbon-ion radiotherapy and optimizing the anti-tumor response. The project is part of a collaborative program developing accelerator-based heavy ion irradiation capabilities with integrated cutting-edge imaging (SCAPE microscopy).

The laboratory is part of the Center for Radiological Research ( in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Columbia University. The position will be based at our Radiation Research Accelerator Facility ( located just outside New York City in Westchester County.

Successful candidates must have experience in cellular and molecular biology, especially 2D and 3D cell culture, as well as excellent communication skills, and a high level of proficiency in radiation biology, immunohistochemistry, and/or ELISA. Later stages of the project will also involve working with tumor models in mice.

Minimum Degree Required

Ph.D. and/or M.D.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D degree in chemistry, biology, physics or related science or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Information

This position works with: Chemicals Radioactive materials Cell culture

RAPS posting date 06/18/2019

Search Closing Date

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Proposed Start Date 07/01/2019

EEO Statement

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

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