Postdoctoral Research Scientist
The Center for Infection and Immunity (cii.columbia.edu) in the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University – one of the world’s most advanced academic centers for research in infectious disease surveillance, diagnosis and discovery in acute and chronic illnesses – is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to pursue basic and translational research into the pathogenesis of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome and Gulf War Illness. The Postdoctoral Research Scientist will work directly with the Center Director, W. Ian Lipkin, MD (https://www.mailman.columbia.edu/research/center-infection-and- immunity/w-ian-lipkin-md) on projects focused on one or more of the following research areas: transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, metagenomics, epigenetics and large-scale data analysis.
The successful applicant will join a dedicated and energetic multidisciplinary team and must therefore have the ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. S/he/they must have excellent communication and inter-personal skills.