Summary Description: Columbia University, Columbia Center for Translational Immunology (CCTI) invites applicants for a research position in the pathophysiology and therapy of autoimmune diabetes. The successful candidate will demonstrate creativity, strong work ethics, motivation and ability to work in a collaborative yet competitive environment, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Minimum Qualifications: The candidate should have a recent PhD or MD/PhD in Immunology, Molecular Medicine or related field with a proven track record or productivity (first authorship in peer-reviewed journal in English, preferred).
Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with flow cytometry and in vitro immunoassays, animal procedures, gene expression analysis (Taqman, Microarray and/or RNA seq) and isolation/culture of immune cells are highly desirable. Candidates with experience in mouse transgenesis and/or gene targeting will be favorably considered.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.