The Williams Laboratory at Columbia University Medical Center and the Columbia University Fertility Center are offering an exciting postdoctoral fellowship position to a highly motivated applicant. The post-doc will use and develop cutting-edge technologies in nanopore-based sequencing and analysis, molecular biology, biochemistry and genomics to develop novel tools and approaches for genetic testing of clinical samples primarily relating to reproductive medicine and developmental biology including testing of circulating extracellular RNAs (exRNAs) derived from the placenta and testing of embryos, miscarriage samples, amniocentesis and CVS samples. This represents a unique post-doc opportunity to be involved in a large NIH consortium project, interact with the top labs in nucleic acid research and have an independent project requiring innovative and original thinking. This position will provide valuable experience for a career in either academia or industry.
The Scientific Community: Among the top tier of the nation’s medical schools to receive NIH funding, Columbia University Medical Center offers a highly interactive and stimulating academic environment for scientists in training. The project will involve work with collaborators at The Rockefeller University as well. Additionally, candidate’s research will benefit from the highly interactive environment within the Departments of Genetics and clinical interactions within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. We are located in upper Manhattan in New York City. We offer competitive salary and benefits packages, with optional postdoctoral housing on campus.
To apply, please email your CV, a cover letter summarizing your previous research experience, current research interests and future goals, along with the contact information of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org
Internal Number: 2516
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