Summary Description: The Regenerative Engineering Laboratory in the College of Dental Medicine at Columbia University invites candidates to apply for a research position at the rank of Associate Research Scientist. The position, available immediately, specializes in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. The successful candidate will conduct research for regeneration of musculoskeletal and dental/craniofacial tissues using stem cells, control-delivery, biomaterials, and/or animal models. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with aseptic cell and tissue culture techniques and laboratory animals (rodents) surgical procedures. Extensive experience in biomaterial and scaffold fabrication and controlled delivery is necessary.
Minimum Qualifications: Successful candidates will demonstrate creativity, ability to work independently, strong work ethics, motivation, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to handle multiple projects as well as to work in a collaborative environment.The candidate should have excellent communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with other researchers including faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate students in a fast-paced environment. Excellent organization and time management skills are required, along with the initiative and ability to plan, carry out, and troubleshoot complex studies with minimal supervision and at the highest scientific standards. Attention to details and ability to work on multiple projects is also expected.
Preferred Qualifications: Previous publications in peer-reviewed research articles strongly preferred.
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Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 334_67028
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