Faculty Position in Peripheral Somatosensory Biology

The Department of Neurology and the Columbia Translational Neuroscience Initiative, at Columbia University Medical Center, are seeking a faculty member to conduct basic and translational research on the cell biology of the peripheral nervous system. We invite applications in any area of peripheral nervous system biology, but are particularly interested in areas relevant to peripheral nerve degeneration, Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN), and somatosensory neuroscience

Columbia University has an exceptional program in basic, translational and clinical neuroscience related to nerve disorders and cancer. The appointee will have opportunities to interact with members of other Institutes and Centers at Columbia, including the Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute and the Institute for Genomic Medicine.  S/he will also have access to core facilities including the Columbia Stem Cell Core, and the High-Throughput Screening Center.

We encourage applications at any professorial rank.  The successful candidate will be given a tenure-track appointment in Neurology and is expected to develop and maintain an independent, externally funded research program and to interface with clinical and translational efforts at Columbia.  The appointment is supported by the Thompson Family Foundation Initiative at Columbia (TFFI).

This position will be open until filled.  Curriculum vitae, a cover letter including a statement of interest, and three letters of reference under separate cover should be e-mailed to Ms. Jennifer Heredia at jf2711@columbia.edu.  In addition, please mail a hard copy of these documents to:

Chair, TFFI Search Committee
c/o Ms. Jennifer Heredia
710 W. 168th Street, Room 9-100
New York, NY 10032, USA

Columbia University takes affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity.

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