Summary Description: The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at Columbia's College of Physicians and Surgeons invites outstanding candidates to apply for TENURE-TRACK faculty positions at the level of Assistant Professor. The department seeks individuals with exceptional accomplishments and abilities in the broad areas of RNA and chromatin biology. Examples include, but are not limited to: RNA splicing, non-coding RNA structure and function, biophysics and evolution of RNA; phase transition and RNA granules; RNA interactions with DNA and chromatin; single molecule live imaging, chromatin dynamics, and nuclear organization. We seek colleagues committed to scientific excellence, diversity, and collegiality.
Minimum Qualifications: All applicants must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree.
Preferred Qualifications: In addition, applicants must have a very strong record of research productivity and demonstrated ability to develop a rigorous research program.
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