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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 October 16, 2019

Grants/Team Science Project Specialist

The Grants and Team-Science Projects Specialist will be responsible for assisting the principal investigators and trainees in the development and submission of grant applications, and with project management for large team-science research program grants administered at the Zuckerman Institute.

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 October 10, 2019

Public Programs Manager

Reporting to the Associate Director of Public Programs, the Public Programs Manager oversees BRAINYAC (a mentored high school research program), Saturday Science (a monthly family day) and assists in the management of public engagement programs and the Education Lab.

Job Posting October 10, 2019

Variable Hours Officer (Instructor)

The Zuckerman Institute seeks a scientist to be an instructor for the BRAINYAC program. Reporting to the Associate Director of Public Programs, the BRAINYAC instructor will work closely with the Public Programs Associate to plan and finalize workshop content and classroom methods to support student learning.

Job Posting October 10, 2019

Short-Term Casual: BRAINYAC Merit Fellow

The Zuckerman Institute seeks to support a high-performing BRAINYAC student to continue their lab internship experience at their host laboratory to expand their science technique skills and also assist their BRAINYAC mentor in research.

Job Posting October 10, 2019

Short-Term Casual: BRAINYAC Program Intern (Two Positions)

The BRAINYAC program seeks two Program Interns who will assist in running the BRAINYAC program and other educational outreach initiatives. The Program Intern plays a vital role in achieving the Zuckerman Institute’s education and outreach programmatic goals.

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 August 2, 2019

Research Staff Assistant, Costa Lab

The Zuckerman Institute is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the position of a Research Staff Assistant to help with a project in the Costa lab investigating the circuit mechanisms underlying motor control.

Job Posting August 2, 2019

Research Staff Assistant, Costa Lab

Reporting directly to the Principal Investigator, the Research Staff Assistant is responsible for the day-to-day needs of a dynamic behavioral laboratory and provides support to the postdoctoral scientists and students.

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