Summary Description: Position: Associate Research ScientistThe Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons is seeking to fill a full time Associate Research Scientist position in the Division of Molecular Imaging and Neuropathology. The Associate Research Scientist will study adult neurogenesis in health and disease. Research in this laboratory is to study the role of neurogenesis in shaping behavioral changes and drug responses. Intracellular pathways and inflammatory cytokines regulating adult neurogenesis in human are being studied as well as the role of serotonin receptors in the regulation of human adult neurogenesis. Animal depression models are also studied within the same aims through active collaborations. Techniques used are immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization, confocal microscopy, CLARITY or other 3D tissue imaging, stereology, western blots, film imaging, generation and differentiation of iPCS, and cell cultures.
Minimum Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:PhD, MD, or MD/PhD, plus two to three years postdoctoral experience. Experience in two or more of the following techniques: 1) Immunohistochemistry 2) In situ hybridization 3) Confocal microscopy 4) Stereology 5) Autoradiography film imaging and quantification 6) Cell cultures 7) CLARITY or other 3D tissue imaging 8) iPS cell generation and differentiation Minimum Degree Required: PhD or MD
Preferred Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:Familiarity with Microscope Laser Capture, RT-PCR is preferred.
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