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Columbia University Postdoctoral Research Scientist in New York, New York

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Job Requisition Number 0000915

Field(s) of Specialization Immunology, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Radiobiology

Position Title Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Department CRR Ctr for Radiological Rsch

Division Ctr for Radiological Rsch

Location Medical Center

Summary Description

Research position at the level of Postdoctoral Research Scientist is available at the Center for Radiological Research ( at Columbia University in New York to join a team tasked with the optimization and development of a proteomic biomarker panel for the rapid assessment of radiation exposure in human blood samples. The protein panel will also include biomarkers for blood leukocyte subtypes to reflect hematological sensitivity and injury. The successful applicant will be responsible for validation of the protein signature and transition to a high-content, (imaging) flow cytometry platform. The assay system is intended as an in vitro diagnostic device with the ability to quantify DNA damage and the radiation response with precision and accuracy.

Minimum Degree Required

Ph.D. and/or M.D.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience working with protein-based assays and immunofluorescent image analysis techniques would be advantageous although full training will be provided for new techniques.

Preferred Qualifications

PhD in any of the following: Immunology, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Radiobiology or a related field.

Additional Information

RAPS posting date 06/18/2019

Search Closing Date

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Proposed Start Date 08/19/2019

EEO Statement

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

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