The Department of Microbiology & Immunology, in the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University Medical Center, is distinguished by its emphasis on research that bridges the study of infectious microbes and the response of hosts to such pathogens. Our objective is to understand the molecular basis of infectious disease, and our research is focused on immunology, model systems, and pathogenesis.
Columbia University's Department of Microbiology & Immunology invites applicants for the position of Associate Research Scientist. Candidates for this senior level research position should have strong scientific and postdoctoral experience. Responsibilities will include running a vibrant research program, mentoring of graduate students and postdocs, and active participation in the department's programs and activities. The Associate Research Scientist may oversee work of more junior research staff and may direct the implementation of laboratory processes/protocols.
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.