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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 May 19, 2021

Postdoctoral Scientist, Dr. Yasmine El-Shamayleh

Columbia's Zuckerman Institute is seeking a postdoctoral scientist to investigate the neural basis of primate vision, using a powerful combination of neurophysiological and optogenetic techniques.

Job Posting May 12, 2021

Postdoctoral Scientist, Dr. Attila Losonczy

Columbia's Zuckerman Institute is seeking a postdoctoral scientist to perform research using in-vivo cellular and microcircuits dynamics in the mouse hippocampus during spatial learning and navigation using cutting-edge functional imaging, electrophysiological and molecular approaches.

Job Posting April 26, 2021

Staff Associate

Columbia's Zuckerman Institute is seeking a Staff Associate to support to the PI and Postdoc Research Scientists studying the organization of neural networks in the mammalian hippocampus.

Job Posting March 26, 2021

Associate Research Scientist

Columbia's Zuckerman Institute is seeking an Associate Research Scientist (ARS) to investigate the molecular diversity of cell types and cell states in primary motor cortex, a region necessary for motor skill learning.

Job Posting March 26, 2021

Associate Research Scientist

Columbia's Zuckerman Institute is seeking an Associate Research Scientist (ARS) to investigate how corticospinal and corticostriatal neurons influence circuits in the spinal cord to shape motor behavior.

Job Posting February 19, 2021

Postdoctoral Scientist, Dr. Vikram Gadagkar

Columbia's Zuckerman Institute is seeking a postdoctoral scientist to perform research using in-vivo extracellular recordings and/or imaging of neuronal activity in awake behaving songbirds.

Job Posting January 13, 2021

Postdoctoral Scientist, Dr. Steven A. Siegelbaum

Columbia's Zuckerman Institute is seeking a postdoctoral scientist to perform research using in vivo extracellular recordings and/or calcium imaging of hippocampal neuron activity in awake behaving mice.

Job Posting October 8, 2020

Science Communications Manager

Columbia's Zuckerman Institute is seeking a talented science writer/reporter with a demonstrated ability to engage the media and online audiences.

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.

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