Assistant Professor

New York City, New York (US)
Dependant upon experience
September 20 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Assistant Professor

The Columbia Stem Cell Initiative (CSCI) at Columbia University in the City of New York will be seeking 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 Genetics and Development or an appropriate Department at the Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons (VP&S) of Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) and Columbia University (CU).

Applicants should have demonstrated experience in one or more fields of stem cell biology, reprogramming, tissue engineering, regenerative biology, and medicine, and are expected to apply innovative approaches to address fundamental or translational questions relevant to the interests and goals of CSCI. Successful candidates will have a laboratory in the newly renovated CSCI space at CUIMC. They will be expected to develop an internationally recognized extramurally funded research program, and be committed to the graduate education and outreach missions of CSCI and their recruiting department.

CSCI investigators span the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and 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 interdisciplinary 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:

Required Documents:

  1. Curriculum Vitae (five pages maximum)
  2. Statement of Research with description of significant research accomplishments and future research plans (four pages maximum)
  3. Minimum of three (maximum of five) letter of references

First consideration will be given to applications received by November 15, 2019, but applications will be accepted after this date.

Candidates should make sure that if selected they will be available to attend a two-day CSCI Recruitment Symposium organized in January or February 2020. Dates and details will be provided to the selected candidates.

Columbia University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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