Assistant Professor of Neurological Sciences (in Neurology)
Location: New York, NY
Internal Number: 91233
The Department of Neurology at Columbia University Medical Center is seeking a motivated research scientist with a background in statistical genetics and epigenomics for a tenure-track faculty position. The candidate will work as part of a program that spans the entire drug target validation and drug discovery pipeline for Alzheimer's Disease. The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for analyzing large-scale patient multi-omic data (including genomics, DNA methylation and transcriptomics among others), supporting the design of experiments, and preparing high-dimensional data storage and pipeline efforts. In addition, candidate will be involved in writing manuscripts describing their research and presenting their findings in national and international meetings. Candidate will be expected to lead an independent but collaborative line of research, and will obtain external funding to support his/her research by writing grant proposals to the National Institutes of Health and a variety of foundations.
MD and/or PhD
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.