Summary Description: Columbia University's Department of Neurological Surgery is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow. The incumbent will also hold the title of Assistant in Clinical Neurological Surgery. Completed resident training and a background in surgical neuro-oncology are required. The applicant should have a strong basic and translational publication record on molecular characterization of gliomas, novel delivery techniques such as convection-enhanced delivery, and experimental treatments such as viral, gene and biological therapies for these tumors. Responsibilities include patient care and assisting in the development of a translational surgical/neuro-oncology research program. The incumbent will be expected to participate in department educational activities.
Minimum Qualifications: All candidates must have an excellent scholarship and research record and show promise for future development. Candidates must also have strong publishing and teaching records. Candidate must be board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and must be eligible to practice in the State of New York.
Preferred Qualifications: Depending on the field of research and current needs for field and instructional coverage within the department, certain subspecialties may be preferred. Candidate must be board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and must be eligible to practice in the State of New York.
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