Senior Level Research Position

Columbia University Irving Medical Center/s Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics
New York City, New York (US)
$66,100 - $88,000
Closing date
Mar 30, 2023

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Life Sciences, Cell Biology, Physiology
Job Type
Research Scientist
Organization Type

Position Description

Columbia University Irving Medical Center's Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics invites applicants for a senior level research position. Candidates should have strong scientific and postdoctoral experience.

Responsibilities will include running a vibrant research program, mentoring of graduate students and postdocs, creating high quality presentations, communicating with internal and external collaborators, and active participation in the Department's programs and activities. The Associate Research Scientist may oversee work of more junior research staff and may direct the implementation of laboratory processes/protocols.

The Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics is a vibrant, growing department that seeks to provide the most exciting environment for cutting edge science. The faculty include a Nobel Laureate. The Department also includes five members of the National Academy of Sciences, four members of the National Academy of Medicine and four members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. There are several major areas of focus in the Department: membrane proteins and ion channels biology; cardiovascular biology; structural biology; endocrinology, metabolism, pulmonary and bone biology. Through the Ph.D.  graduate program and postdoctoral training, the faculty provide a rich environment for outstanding candidates.  Faculty in the Department are most proud of recent successes in our ongoing efforts to learn  about and eventually overcome  diseases that afflict millions of patients, including advances in understanding the molecular basis of schizophrenia, genetic characterizations of osteoblast­ induced leukemias, viral infections, and new treatments for heart disease including coronary artery stent restenosis, heart failure and cardiac arrhythmias.

 Minimum Degree Required: PhD

Minimum Qualifications: PhD or MD, plus 2 to 3 years of postdoctoral research experience

Application Instructions

Please submit on-application and provide a CV. 

Hiring Salary Range: $66,100 - $88,000

The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran


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