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Columbia University Postdoctoral Research Scientist in New York, New York

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Job Requisition Number 0000562

Field(s) of Specialization

Position Title Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Department EHS Environment Health Science

Division Environmental Health Science

Location Medical Center

Summary Description

The Laboratory of Precision Environmental Health at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health invites highly motivated candidates to apply for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position. Funding is guaranteed for 2 years. The candidate will lead environmental epidemiology projects emphasizing data analysis of deep sequencing data, as well as the development and application of novel epigenetics tools and methods to human environmental health studies. In particular, s/he will lead projects utilizing next generation sequencing methods to uncover genetic and epigenetic variations linked to environmental exposures.

Minimum Degree Required

PhD in disciplines relevant to the scope of the position.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience analyzing next-generation sequencing data, particularly of RNA sequencing data.

Preferred Qualifications

Expertise in environmental health/environmental epidemiology. Understanding of population science/epidemiology approaches. Experience designing sequencing projects.

Additional Information

RAPS posting date 03/19/2019

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Proposed Start Date

EEO Statement

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

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover Letter

  • List of References

  • Personal Statement

Optional Documents

  • Statement of Research