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Please explore our current job openings below. All applications must be submitted through Columbia University’s online application system.

Zuckerman Institute Principal Investigator Joseph Gogos, MD, PhD (right), confers with a member of his lab (Credit: John Abbott).
Job Posting February 28, 2020

Research Staff Assistant, Grueber Lab

The Research Staff Assistant will assist with ongoing experiments using genetics and molecular approaches to study the basis of neural circuit development and function.

Job Posting February 28, 2020

Research Staff Assistant, Gadagkar Lab

The Gadagkar Lab, which uses advanced electrophysiology and imaging to study the songbird brain, is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a Research Staff Assistant.

Job Posting February 28, 2020

Research Staff Assistant, Sawtell Lab

The Research Staff Assistant will join the Sawtell Lab, a neuroscience laboratory performing state-of-the-art research linking neural circuits to function, including studies of learning, sensory processing and motor behavior in electric fish and mice.

Job Posting February 28, 2020

Research Staff Assistant, Axel Lab

The laboratory of Richard Axel, MD, has an open position for a highly motivated Research Staff Assistant to work in a cutting-edge neuroscience laboratory, studying the role of sensory information in the formation of spatial landmarks used for navigation and memory in mice and the Anolis lizard.

Job Posting February 28, 2020

Research Staff Assistant, Axel Lab

The laboratory of Richard Axel, MD, has an open position for a highly motivated Research Staff Assistant to work in a cutting-edge neuroscience laboratory, studying how olfactory information is represented in the brain.

Job Posting February 28, 2020

Research Staff Assistant, Axel Lab

The laboratory of Richard Axel, MD, has five (5) open positions for a highly motivated Research Staff Assistant to work in a cutting-edge neuroscience laboratory, studying how olfactory information is represented in the brain.

Job Posting October 13, 2019

Faculty (Tenure and Tenure-Track)

Columbia's Zuckerman Institute and the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons are currently recruiting outstanding scientists, preferentially at the Assistant Professor tenure-track level. Applications received by November 22, 2019 will receive full consideration.

Job Posting August 2, 2019

Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Gogos and Peterka Labs

The Zuckerman Institute is seeking to hire an outstanding scientist with strong background in a neuroscience-related discipline to join the groups of Darcy Peterka and Joseph Gogos.

Job Posting August 2, 2019

IT Support Specialist

The IT Support Specialist will assist with providing exceptional service delivery by working closely with the Senior Support Specialist and the Manager of Research Computing Operations, as well as, with researchers, staff, and other members of the Research Computing team.

Job Posting June 7, 2019

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Fitzpatrick Lab

The Fitzpatrick lab at Columbia's Zuckerman Institute has multiple openings for postdoctoral research associates to lead a variety of projects.

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