Assistant Professor in Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology

The Columbia Stem Cell Initiative (CSCI) at Columbia University in the City of New York seeks candidates for several tenure track Assistant Professor positions. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in research.

The faculty appointment will be in the Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine, the Department of Genetics and Development, or an appropriate Department at the College of Physicians & Surgeons (P&S) of Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and Columbia University (CU).

Applicants should have demonstrated experience in the fields of stem cell biology, reprogramming, tissue engineering, and/or regenerative biology and medicine, and are expected to apply innovative approaches to address fundamental or translational questions relevant to CSCI goals. Successful candidates will have a laboratory embedded in the upcoming new CSCI space at CUMC. They will be expected to develop an internationally recognized extramural funded research program, and be committed to the graduate education and outreach missions of CSCI.

CSCI investigators span the Graduate school of Arts and Sciences, the Schools of Medicine and Engineering, and hold membership to other Institutes and Centers such as the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center and Motor Neuron Center. CSCI fosters inter-disciplinary stem cell research with the goals of understanding developmental and regenerative processes, modeling and studying human diseases and the aging process, and developing cell and tissue based diagnostics and therapeutics. More information about CSCI can be found at

Completed applications should be submitted via the following website:


  • Curriculum Vitae with a publications list and contact information for the references (five pages maximum) 
  • Statement of Research with a two-page description of significant research accomplishments and a two-page description of future research plans (four pages maximum) 
  • Minimum of three (maximum of five) letter of references


  • Relevant publications including pre-prints or submitted manuscript (maximum of five)


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