Associate Research Scientist

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Commensurate upon experience
Posted
May 14 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

Columbia University’s Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute (the 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 will be the Jerome L. Greene Science Center on Columbia’s new Manhattanville campus. Situated in the heart of Manhattan, at full capacity the Zuckerman Institute will house approximately 47 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.

A lab within the Zuckerman Institute seeks an Associate Research Scientist (ARS) to facilitate research in the representation of hippocampal circuit with special emphasis on high-resolution functional imaging subcellular neuronal processes in the behaving mouse hippocampus. The successful candidate will join a group of researcher carrying out behavioral, physiological, molecular, and anatomical investigations into learning and memory related processes in the rodent hippocampus and participate in data analysis and manuscript preparation.
The ideal candidate will have expertise in behavioral neuroscience, optical imaging and strong computational skills, as well as superior motivation, drive and demonstrated aptitude for research.
Minimum Qualifications
MD, PhD, or doctorate in related field

Preferred:
Strong candidates will be interested and focused on interdisciplinary work.

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