Associate Research Scientist
- Columbia University Department of Surgery
- Location: New York, NY
- Job Number: 7111064 (Ref #: HR-4628)
- Posting Date: Sep 19, 2022
Job DescriptionThe Division of Surgical science of Surgery at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons is accepting applications for an Associate Research Scientist in the Yan Lab. Individual will be responsible for performance and development of a research project that focuses on cellular and molecular mechanism underlying neurodegeneration and mitochondrial dysfunction relevant to basic and translational study. Our current projects include the exploration of mitochondrial clearance /mitophagy and cellular signaling related to neuronal survival and synaptic function in transgenic Alzheimer’s disease mouse model targeting amyloid and mitophage protein. Requirements: MD or PhD in neurobiology, neuroscience or a related field.
Two years of postdoctoral training in synaptic function, neurotoxicity, animal modeling and amyloid toxicity.
Two years of experience in performing neuronal culture, protein evaluation (immunoblotting), and/or microscopy.
Three years of experience in performing research in synaptic biology and cell biology techniques.
A minimum of five articles submitted and accepted for publication in peer reviewed journals as first or co-author in the areas of neuroscience, amyloid and synaptic biology.
Strong written communication skills, specifically related to scientific writing.
Ability to write scientific paper and assist with grant application.
Ability to work independently after a short training period.
Ability to effectively collaborate with other research staff in the laboratory.
Dedication to research work and ability to be highly productive.