Associate Research Scientist in Neurology

Columbia University New York Department of Neurology

Job Requisition Number 00001880

Position Title Associate Research Scientist

Department NEU Neurology

Division Neurology

Location Medical Center

Summary Description

The job of Associate Research Scientist is to design the experiments, perform the experiments for mouse tremor and ataxia measurement, perform viral-mediated genetic expression in mice, perform optogenetic experiments, troubleshoot and maintain the equipment, present in the lab meetings and also national and international meetings, write manuscripts and create figures, ensure the publication of the manuscripts.


-Discuss with plans with PI to formulate workable hypothesis and experimental design
-Perform viral-mediated genetic expression in mice
-Measure behavior abnormality in mice
-Perform in vivo physiology and optogenetic experiments in mice
-Data analysis
-Maintain mouse colonies
-Maintain the equipment
-Present organized data in the lab meetings and also national and international meetings
-Write manuscripts
-Create figures

Minimum Degree Required
Ph.D. and/or M.D.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. and/or M.D.

RAPS posting date 09/17/2020

Proposed Start Date 12/20/2020

EEO Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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