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Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Company: Mendeley Ltd
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Posting Details Job Requisition Number 00002484 Field(s) of Specialization Cancer Biology Position Title Postdoctoral Research Scientist Department CDM Dental Medicine Division Dental Medicine Location Medical Center Summary Description The laboratory of Dr. Fatemeh Momen-Heravi lab at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine/Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center ( HICCC ) is seeking an enthusiastic and exceptionally motivated postdoctoral research scientist. The selected candidate will study elements of innate immunity, tumor microenvironment, tumor biology in head and neck and lung cancer as well as its connections with physiologically relevant inflammation in chronic diseases. The research will investigate the molecular basis for the function of non-coding RNAs, including miRNAs, and exosomes in the regulation of the immune response in inflammation-related diseases and cancer progression. The studies will also involve understanding of host response in pathogenesis of periodontal disease and cancer. Studies will use complementary methods, including human cell culture, cloning, flow cytometry, protein assays, RNAseq, RNAi, single-cell analysis and mouse models.Opportunities for learning and mentoring to develop those skills will be provided. The candidate can expect individualized mentorship based on their personal career goal and will have the opportunity to explore new techniques and concepts. Interested, qualified candidates can send inquiries to Dr. Momen-Heravi at .Columbia University Medical Center is located in uptown Manhattan and provides a world-class scientific environment for biomedical and research training. Columbia University Medical Center and the College of Dental Medicine have a multidisciplinary research environment.Minimum Degree Required PHD or equivalent in relevant fieldMinimum Qualifications he candidate should have a PhD in any of the following fields: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Immunology, Genetics, Cancer Biology, or Developmental Biology. The ideal candidate will have a record of scientific innovation, productivity and rigor, a strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals, the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary multi-cultural team, excellent time management, excellent written and oral communication skills.Required Skills/Competencies: Demonstrating outstanding personal initiative and originality of thought Excellent time management and organizational skills Ability to work independently in a multidisciplinary, fast-paced, results-oriented environment Excellent teamwork Ability to convey their ideas and thoughts in an organized cohesive manner Ability to meet deadlines and multitask efficiently is a mustPreferred Qualifications Knowledge of biochemistry and previous experience in bioinformatics are highly desirable.Additional Information RAPS posting date 05/14/2021 Search Closing Date Special Instructions to the Applicant Applicants should submit a letter of interest stating career goals and experience, a curriculum vitae, and the names, e-mail address and telephone numbers of three professional references to be considered for this position.Proposed Start Date 06/01/2021 EEO Statement Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / VeteranReview Begins Quick Link Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents + Curriculum Vitae+ Cover LetterOptional Documents + List of References

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