Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Summary Description: The Columbia Center for Human Development and the Division of Cardiology at the Columbia University Medical Center, New York, seek to recruit a Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in the field of human cardiac and cardiovascular development. Specific areas of interest include the study of human heart development using directed differentiation of pluripotent stem cells, innovative approaches to develop organoid cultures to model heart and vascular disease and the study of cardiac physiology and cellular biology using specific cell types derived from human pluripotent stem cells, mechanisms of human congenital heart disease, cellular reprogramming and gene regulation in cardiovascular diseases. Candidates envisaging using stem cell-based approaches to gain insight into the mechanisms of human cardiac diseases and inherited cardiac disorders are encouraged to apply.
Minimum Qualifications: A PhD, MD or MD-PhD degree and relevant postdoctoral experience with an outstanding publication record are and a summary of research plans required as well as the names of three references. All candidates must show promise for future development. Candidates must also have strong teaching future and some measure of academic/research or teaching independence from mentor.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in stem cell-based approaches to gain insight into the mechanisms of human cardiac diseases and inherited cardiac disorders
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 334_65059
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