Associate Research Scientist

Columbia University

United States

December 25, 2021


Posting Details Job Requisition Number 00002339

Field(s) of Specialization Position Title Associate Research Scientist Department MIC Microbiology Division Microbiology Location Medical Center Summary Description

The Department of Microbiology & Immunology, in the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University Medical Center, is distinguished by its emphasis on research that bridges the study of infectious microbes and the response of hosts to such pathogens. Our objective is to understand the molecular basis of infectious disease, and our research is focused on immunology, model systems, and pathogenesis.

Columbia University's Department of Microbiology & Immunology invites applicants for the position of Associate Research Scientist. Candidates for this senior level research position should have strong scientific and postdoctoral experience. Responsibilities will include running a vibrant research program, mentoring of graduate students and postdocs, 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.

Minimum Degree Required

M.D. or Ph.D.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD or MD, plus 2 to 3 years of postdoctoral research experience.

Preferred Qualifications

The applicant should be self-motivated and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. S/he should also have outstanding organizational skills, the ability to multitask, and be able to work independently as well as within a team. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint and Word is required.

Additional Information RAPS posting date 03/30/2021 Search Closing Date Special Instructions to the Applicant Proposed Start Date EEO Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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  • Cover Letter
  • Writing Sample/Publication 1
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  • Personal Statement
  • Statement of Research
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