Summary Description: The Department of Biological Sciences at Columbia University invites applications for a Post-doctoral Research Scientist position to undertake projects in the laboratory of Dr. Daniel Kalderon concerning the mechanism of Hedgehog signal transduction in Drosophila. These projects have principally centered on in vivo genetic investigations complemented by imaging, in vitro biochemistry and tissue culture work, utilizing skills in DNA manipulation, fly genetics, microscopy, biochemistry and cell biology.The review of applications will begin July 27, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.
Minimum Qualifications: The candidate must have a Ph.D. and some experience in one or more of the principal skills described above.
Preferred Qualifications: An extremely strong record of research manifest by significant research publications. Strong communication skills and an ability to work well with others in a laboratory setting. Ambition to pose and answer fundamental questions of wide importance.
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