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Columbia University Center for Motor Neuron Biology and Disease is currently soliciting applications. The position advertisement and relevant details are available below.

Faculty Position in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

The Center for Motor Neuron Biology and Disease at Columbia University in partnership with the Columbia Translational Neuroscience Initiative (CTNI) seeks a faculty member to conduct basic and translational research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). We invite applicants studying all aspects of ALS biology to apply, but are particularly interested in expanding our expertise in the molecular and cellular biology of motor neuron degeneration, and the cortical and spinal circuitry of the disease.

Columbia University has an exceptional program in basic, translational and clinical neuroscience related to ALS and other neurodegenerative disorders. The appointee will have opportunities to interact with members of other Institutes and Centers at Columbia, including the Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute and the Institute for Genomic Medicine. S/he will also have access to core facilities including the Columbia Stem Cell Core, the High-Throughput Screening Center and the genomics infrastructure of the New York Genome Center.

We encourage applications at any professorial rank. The successful candidate will be given a tenure-track appointment in Pathology and Cell Biology and/or Neurology and is expected to develop and maintain an independent, externally funded research program and to interface with clinical and translational efforts at Columbia.

This position is open until filled. Curriculum vitae, a cover letter including a statement of interest, and three letters of reference under separate cover should be e-mailed attention to Ms. Jennifer Fernandez at jf2711@columbia.edu. In addition, please mail a hard copy of these documents to:

Chair, ALS Search Committee
c/o Ms. Jennifer Fernandez
P&S 5-420
630 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032, USA

Columbia University takes affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity.