Summary Description: The Department of Medicine at Columbia University, Division of Digestive and Liver Disease seek highly motivated Post-doctoral Research Scientist. Candidates will conduct translational research to investigate immune mechanisms in neuropsychiatric and developmental disorders. Specific areas of focus include celiac disease/gluten sensitivity, schizophrenia, autism, and ADHD. Demonstrable experience in protein purification and analysis, cell culture, small animal surgery, microarray work, and immunology and molecular biology techniques will be desired. The laboratory is located on the medical campus of Columbia University in New York City, and has on-going collaborations on a number of exciting projects with investigators at the National Institute of Health, Cornell University and Johns Hopkins University..
Minimum Qualifications: Degree in immunology, cell biology, neuroscience or related field. Experience in basic biostatistical analysis, outstanding record of independent and collaborative research; exceptional motivation and a strong desire for a career in biomedical research; and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
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