Postdoctoral Research Scientist

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Location: New York City, NEW YORK
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Job Requisition Number 00001553
Field(s) of Specialization Molecular Genetics
Position Title Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Department PED Pediatrics
Division Pediatrics
Location Medical Center
Summary Description

The Division of Molecular Genetics in the Department of Pediatrics is searching for a candidate to immediately participate in the conduct of studies on the molecular and cellular mechanisms of Prader-Willi syndrome, using stem cell models of human disease.

Applicant will be working in the Egli laboratory for the studies using both cells from patients with Prader-Willi syndrome and from healthy controls to study the functional significance of the differential progression of DNA replication on maternal and paternal alleles at the Prader-Willi locus. Applicant should have experience in using various techniques including the genetic modification of stem cells, directed differentiation, flow cytometry, immunocytochemistry, single molecule analysis of replicating DNA, and whole genome copy number analysis using the Saphyr Bionanogenomics instrument. The applicant will be part of an active collaborative research team, seeks input actively and develops strong communication skills. S/He will present data in talks and seminars and through the preparation of manuscripts.

Minimum Degree Required

PhD

Minimum Qualifications

Must have previous Research training and Experience.

Preferred Qualifications

MD/PhD
Preferred experience in Physiology with animal and stem cell experience.

Additional Information

Excellent oral and written communication skills, advanced organizational skills, strong work ethic, and ability to work independently.

RAPS posting date 03/05/2020
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Special Instructions to the Applicant
Proposed Start Date
EEO Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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