Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Job Number: 73819

Location: New York, US

Job Description

The Department of Neurological Surgery is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Scientist within the Columbia University Irving Medical Center to work in the field of pain research and newly launched Translational Pain Program (TPP). The TPP is a collaborative project between the laboratories of Dr. Christopher Mandigo, MD and Dr. Raymond Sekula, MD, MBA. The TPP team will lead a collaborative cross-campus initiative dedicated to easing the burden of pain for many patients.  

Our lab is composed of scientists from various academic backgrounds, including neuroscience, neurology, bioengineering, radiology, pathology, computer science, and psychology. Our lab offer unparalleled access to human tissue through an NIH-supported brain and spinal tissue bank. We aim to create a supportive environment for innovative and rigorous scientific research, as well as personal and professional development of all our members. We provide access to cutting-edge facilities and excellent opportunities for collaboration with members of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Columbia University.  

Qualifications or Expectations:

We seek a qualified applicant with a PhD or MD/PhD degree in a biomedical field with 0-2 years of post-doctoral experience, preferably in the field of pain research from a well-regarded preclinical pain research center.
Relevant knowledge and skills include behavioral pain testing, animal modeling, histology and immunology, cell and molecular biology, experience in cell culture and biologic imaging, single-unit cellular recordings, and with computer abilities. Clinical trial experience, including work with federal agencies and IRB approvals is essential. 

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and the school has allocated resources to target the recruitment of underrepresented minorities. Particular attention will be given to Underrepresented Minority (URM) applicants. 

Application Instructions
Interested and qualified candidates should apply and submit a cover letter, CV, and representative publication.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Pay Transparency Disclosure

The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training.  The above hiring range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Application Deadline: 2024-03-07


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