Summary Description: The Columbia University Department of Neurology, in conjunction with the Columbia University Translational Neuroscience Initiative (CTNI) and The Institute for Genomic Medicine (IGM) seek faculty conducting basic and clinical research on epilepsy. We are particularly interested in the physiology and the cell and molecular biology of epilepsy. This program will be carried out in partnership with the Departments of Genetics & Development, Neurology, Neurological Surgery, Pathology and Cell Biology, Psychiatry, Radiology, and Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine. It will be integrated with Columbia's initiatives in Precision Medicine.Columbia University has an exceptional program in neuroscience and in medical and surgical neurology, and in particular in clinical, epidemiologic, and basic research in epilepsy. The new appointee will be affiliated with the Departments of Neurology and/or Pathology and Cell Biology, with opportunities for interaction with other institutes and groups at the Columbia University Medical Center and Morningside Heights campus. In addition, there will be opportunities for interactions and participation in the activities of the Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute, and access to core facilities such as high-throughput screening at Columbia University and to the genomics infrastructure of the New York Genome Center.
Minimum Qualifications: Research interest and experience in epilepsy required. We encourage applications for tenure track positions at any academic rank. Successful candidates are expected to develop and maintain an independent and externally funded research program and to interface with clinical and translational efforts at Columbia.
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