We are seeking a highly motivated associate research scientist with formal training in Bioinformatics, Data Science, Statistical Genetics, or Genetic Epidemiology. An associate research scientist position is immediately available to work on a NIH-funded multi-center project on Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease in Down Syndrome. This project will generate genomic, transcriptomic, proteomic, metabolomic, imaging (MRI and PET), neuropsychological data, and Alzheimer's Disease status. Using rich, high dimensional data, the candidate will be engaged in research to identify and characterize genetic contributions as well as pathways toward cognitive decline, Alzheimer's disease and other age-related neurodegenerative diseases in a high-risk population. The candidate will work with faculty members with a wide range of expertise (e.g., genetics, epidemiology, neurology, bioinformatics, statistics, cell biology, etc.) and other team members on gene mapping, functional genetics and translational studies.
Minimum Degree requirement
Ph.D. and/or M.D.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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.