Postdoctoral Fellow

Columbia University - DOM
New York City, New York (US)
Closing date
Feb 11, 2022
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The Nectow Laboratory at Columbia University has multiple openings for a postdoctoral fellow position. We are currently looking for motivated candidates with a strong background in neuroscience, particularly with expertise in molecular and systems neuroscience; however, we are always looking for talented people regardless of scientific background. 

The lab studies the neurobiology of energy balance and body weight. We develop and apply state-of-the-art molecular, imaging, and functional techniques in mice to understand how the brain regulates food intake and energy expenditure. 

Minimum qualifications: 

Applicants MUST meet this minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant: 

A PhD, MD, or equivalent doctoral training. Experience in neuroscience, biology, engineering, or a closely related field. 

Other qualifications: 

A motivated and organized individual who is able to work independently, but within a strong team setting. 

We are always looking for individuals of exceptional talent that do not necessarily have a strong background in neuroscience (but do have a strong background in, for example, biomedical/materials engineering, chemistry, synthetic biology, computer science, and/or experimental physics/applied mathematics). 

Applicants should send a brief cover letter describing their research interests, a CV, and 2-3 references (contact information and/or letters) to Alexander Nectow ( 


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