Summary Description: The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology at Columbia University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist. We are seeking a highly motivated and committed scientist to join our team. Our laboratory focuses on the genetic regulation of cardiac development in zebrafish with a particular interest in the specification and differentiation of atrial and ventricular cardiomyocyte populations. A postdoctoral position is currently available to pursue several projects within these areas of interests.
Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must have a PhD or MD degree in biology or related fields, a strong background in developmental biology, genetics, molecular biology, or cell biology, and good knowledge of the English language.
Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience in zebrafish developmental biology and genetic manipulation is highly desirable. Furthermore, we are seeking individuals who can demonstrate creative and independent thinking, prudent organizational skills, and strong motivation.
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