The Columbia Stem Cell Initiative (CSCI) at Columbia University in the City of New York is seeking candidates for a tenure track Assistant Professor position. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and have demonstrated excellent qualifications in research.
The faculty appointment will be in the Department of Genetics & Development or an appropriate Department at the Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons (VP&S) of Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) and Columbia University (CU).
Applicants should have demonstrated experience in one or more fields of stem cell biology, reprogramming, tissue engineering, regenerative biology, and disease development, and are expected to apply innovative approaches to address fundamental or translational biological questions relevant to the interests and goals of CSCI. Successful candidates will have a laboratory in the newly renovated CSCI space at CUIMC. They will be expected to develop a nationally and internationally recognized extramurally funded research program and be committed to the graduate education and outreach missions of CSCI, the recruiting department, and Columbia University.
CSCI investigators span the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the Schools of Medicine and Engineering and hold membership to other Institutes and Centers such as the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Motor Neuron Center, Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, and Institute of Human Nutrition. CSCI fosters interdisciplinary stem cell research with the goals of understanding developmental and regenerative processes, modeling and studying human diseases and the aging process, and developing cell and tissue based diagnostics and therapeutics. More information about CSCI can be found at https://www.stemcell.columbia.edu.
- Curriculum Vitae (five pages maximum)
- Statement of research with description of significant research accomplishments and future research plans (four pages maximum)
- Teaching and diversity statements (1 page each maximum)
- Minimum of three (maximum of five) letter of references
First consideration will be given to applications received by October 21, 2022, but applications will be accepted after this date.
Candidates should make sure that if selected they will be available to attend a two-day CSCI Recruitment Symposium organized in late November or early December. Dates and details will be provided to the selected candidates.
CUIMC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from individuals from historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQIA+ community members, and members of other marginalized communities.