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Columbia University Postdoctoral Research Scientist in New York, New York

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Job Requisition Number 0000424

Field(s) of Specialization

Position Title Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Department PHY Physiology

Division Physiology

Location Medical Center

Summary Description

Columbia University Irving Medical Center’s Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics at the Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons is a vibrant, growing department that seeks to provide the most exciting environment for cutting edge science, is seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position to study mitochondrial complex I (CI) biogenesis in the Owusu-Ansah lab in the Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics.

The successful candidate will be part of a team working to uncover the molecular mechanisms by which putative CI regulators we have identified in genetic screens regulate CI biogenesis; and how interfering with CI biogenesis impacts various metabolic disorders and ultimately aging.

Minimum Degree Required

MD or Ph. D

Minimum Qualifications

Must have Ph.D., M.D.

Preferred Qualifications

Enthusiastic and motivated applicants; should have a strong background in biochemistry and extensive experience performing mitochondrial assays and/or in Molecular Biology. Prior experience working with fruit flies is desirable, but NOT required. Applicants must be willing to learn new skills as required for their projects.

Additional Information

Additional details about other projects in the lab can be found at

For further questions about this position, please contact Edward Owusu-Ansah at

RAPS posting date 02/13/2019

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

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