The Taub Institute For Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brian seeks to hire an Associate Research Scientist. The Associate Research Scientist's responsibility during the appointment will consist of studying neuroimmune interaction in Alzheimer's disease. This R01 funded project aims to study the mechanisms of defective proteolysis in immune cells in Alzheimer's disease at the transcriptomics and proteomics level.
We are primarily interested in a candidate with bioinformatics/computational biology experience and single-cell transcriptomic data analysis. In addition, wet-lab experience such as working with animal models and microglia primary cultures is preferred. However, the candidate will be able to develop wet-labs skills by working with a multidisciplinary and highly collaborative research team. The core focus areas are innate immunity, tau and amyloid pathology, single-cell/single-nucleus transcriptomics, proteomics.
At least 5 years postdoctoral experience including the study of the neuroimmune interaction in Alzheimer's disease.
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.
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.