Associate Research Scientist

New York City, New York (US)
Commensurate upon experience
February 12 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Columbia University’s Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute (Zuckerman Institute) brings together researchers to explore aspects of mind and brain, through the exchange of ideas and active collaboration. The Zuckerman Institute’s home is the Jerome L. Greene Science Center on Columbia’s new Manhattanville campus. Situated in the heart of Manhattan, the Zuckerman Institute will house over 40 laboratories employing a broad range of interdisciplinary approaches to transform our understanding of the mind and brain. In this highly collaborative environment, labs work together to gain critical insights into human health by exploring how the brain develops, performs, endures and recovers from trauma or disease.

The Maniatis lab within the Zuckerman Institute seeks an Associate Research Scientist (ARS) to facilitate research investigating the role of autophagy in ALS disease mechanisms. Candidates with expertise in multidisciplinary approaches including molecular genetics, mouse genetics, genomic methods, bioinformatics and familiarity with neurodegenerative diseases are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Degree Required

MD, PhD, or doctorate in related field

Minimum Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have expertise in visually guided behavior and strong computational skills, as well as superior motivation, drive and demonstrated aptitude for research.

Preferred Qualifications
An interest and focused on interdisciplinary work is preferred.

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