The Tang laboratory in the Department of Neurology at Columbia University Medical Center is seeking postdoc researchers to join ongoing efforts studying the neurobiology of cognitive impairment associated with neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders. Possible projects include, but are not limited to, mechanisms of cognitive dysfunction in mouse models of tuberous sclerosis complexes and Parkinson’s disease at physiological, behavioral, cellular and molecular levels.
If interested, please email a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references to Dr. Guomei Tang at email@example.com
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer —Race/Gender/Disability/Veteran.
Competitive applicants should have a recent PhD in Neuroscience or related discipline, and have demonstrated expertise in neurobiology, genetic mouse models, rodent behavioral assessment, major molecular/cellular biology techniques, imaging, and/or bioinformatics.
Prior experience in primary neuronal and glial cell cultures, and human brain tissue handling will be a plus. The candidate must have strong work ethic, able to document all research data appropriately and learn new techniques quickly. S/he should be highly motivated, able to multitask, to work independently and as part of team.
Internal Number: 0000524
About Columbia University/Department of Neurology
Columbia University provides world-class leadership in scientific research, health and medical education and patient care. Situated on a 20-acre campus in Northern Manhattan and accounting for roughly half of Columbia University's nearly $3 billion annual budget, the Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) provides global leadership in scientific research, health and medical education, and patient care. At CUIMC, there are four major schools; The Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons (P&S), the College of Dental Medicine (CDM), the Mailman School of Public Health (MSPH) and the School of Nursing (SON). In addition, CUIMC has two major teaching hospital affiliates on campus, the New York-Presbyterian Hospital and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. The CUIMC also has academic affiliations with Bassett Healthcare, in Cooperstown, NY; the Isabella Geriatric Center, in New York City; and Arnot Ogden Medical Center, in Elmira, NY. Columbia’s faculty practice is ColumbiaDoctors.
The Neurological Institute of New York (NI), established in 1909, is a specialty center that cares for patients with a wide-range of neurological disorders. It can proudly state to be th...e first of its kind in the nation, specifically for the study and treatment of disorders of the nervous system. The center is dedicated to providing quality care with specialized medical, administrative and research staff. In addition to the specialized clinical care, the Department of Neurology offers a variety of research programs many of which are Federally Funded, with others supported directly by Columbia University. https://www.columbiadoctors.org/cumc-neurological-institute-new-york