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Columbia University Postdoctoral Research Scientist in New York, New York

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Job Requisition Number 0000916

Field(s) of Specialization Nephrology

Position Title Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Department PED Pediatrics

Division Pediatrics

Location Medical Center

Summary Description

The Division of Pediatric Nephrology at Columbia University Medical Center invites Post-Doctoral Research Scientist applications for a position in the kidney research laboratory of Dr. Fangming Lin. Lin’s lab focuses on mouse models of acute and chronic kidney disease, pathobiology of renal stress responses, and molecular mechanisms regulating epithelial autophagy in ischemic and hypoxia kidneys.

We are seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Scientist with experiences in renal pathobiology and/or molecular and cell biology of autophagy. Prior skills in mouse colony management and survival surgery will add additional qualification for consideration. An ideal candidate should be dedicated, able to work independently in a collaborative lab environment, and enjoys scientific discovery. The successful applicant is expected to actively participate in all aspects of the project, including designing and performing experiments, acquiring, analyzing and presenting data, and preparing abstracts and manuscripts.

Minimum Degree Required

MD and/or PhD in pathology, physiology, molecular and cell biology, genetics and development or a related discipline.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience in basic science research of the kidney.

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills in English.

  • A commitment to a career in kidney health and disease.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Information

RAPS posting date 07/19/2019

Search Closing Date

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Proposed Start Date 09/01/2019

EEO Statement

Columbia University is Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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  • Curriculum Vitae

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