Postdoctoral Research Scientist

New York City, New York (US)
Compensation and Benefits
May 29 2019
Position Type
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Postdoctoral Research Scientist

The Gharavi Lab in the Division of Nephrology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Scientist to conduct NIH-funded research focusing on the molecular genetics of kidney diseases in humans and mouse models. The projects will employ state of the art genomics and bioinformatics approaches (exome, whole genomes, RNA-seq, DNA microarray) in humans and animal models to identify susceptibility genes and apply Precision Medicine approaches to kidney failure.  Applicants should have prior experience in genetics, bioinformatics, developmental biology and/or programming to handle large Next-Gen sequencing datasets. The training can be tailored to prepare candidates for a position in academia or industry.

All applicants should have a PhD or MD/PhD, excellent oral and written communication skills, advanced organizational skills, a strong work ethic, and the ability to work independently.

Please email a curriculum vitae and contact information for three references to: Dr. Ali Gharavi, Columbia University, Department of Medicine, New York, NY 10032, email:

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

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