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Associate Research Scientist

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Columbia University

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New York City, New York

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Mon, 14 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Details Full-timeEstimated: $56,000 – $72,000 a year3 hours ago Qualifications – Research & development – Communication skills – Physiology knowledge – Research – Doctoral degree Full Job Description Seeking: The Department of Pediatrics is seeking an Associate Research Scientist to work within the division of Molecular Genetics. The incumbent will work in The Laboratory of Dr. Rudolph Leibel and will be responsible for but not limited to the following; – Designing and performing pharmacology studies in rodent models of diabetes and other diseases., – Lead in vitro assay development and optimization to support compound screening, and – Collaborate extensively with an interdisciplinary team to drive drug discovery and development programs. The project will be focused on reprogramming endocrine cells in the gastrointestinal tract. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in the industry R & D process and make an impact on translating basic scientific discoveries into new therapies that ress unmet medical needs. Minimum Degree Required Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. Minimum Qualifications 3 years of postdoctoral research experience, excellent hands-on skills in rodent in vivo techniques and in vitro assay development, competence in bio-statistical analysis, track record of independent and collaborative research and creative problem solving, excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, and a commitment to excellence including detailed record keeping and data organization. Preferred Qualifications – Doctoral degree in cell biology/pharmacology/or other related disciplines. – Prior exposure to industry R & D process is preferred. Experiences with assay optimization and miniaturization, automated liquid handling, automated image analysis, and formal assay validation are highly desirable. Basic knowledge of diabetes, gastrointestinal physiology, organoid and primary cell models, and/or autoimmunity is a plus. itional Information RAPS posting date 11/11/2020 Search Closing Date Special Instructions to the Applicant Interested applicants should send a CV, and cover letter detailing research experience and statement of interest, as well as the contact information to Hua Lin at . Required Applicant Documents for Upload: CV Proposed Start Date EEO Statement Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran Review Begins Show full job description Apply Now