Associate Research Scientist in Mind and Brain
Columbia University New York
United States

Posting Details

Job Requisition Number 00001750

Position Title Associate Research Scientist

Department ZUC Zuckerman Institute

Division Zuckerman Institute

Location Morningside

Summary Description

Columbia University’s Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute (the Zuckerman Institute) brings together researchers to explore aspects of mind and brain, through the exchange of ideas and active collaboration. The Zuckerman Institute’s home will be the Jerome L. Greene Science Center on Columbia’s new Manhattanville campus. Situated in the heart of Manhattan, at full capacity the Zuckerman Institute will house approximately 47 laboratories employing a broad range of interdisciplinary approaches to transform our understanding of the mind and brain. In this highly collaborative environment, labs work together to gain critical insights into human health by exploring how the brain develops, performs, endures and recovers from trauma or disease.

A lab within the Zuckerman Institute seeks an Associate Research Scientist (ARS) to facilitate research on the mechanisms by which the brain can flexibly and robustly learn to produce complex sequences of movements.
The ideal candidate will have expertise in visually guided behavior and strong computational skills, as well as superior motivation, drive and demonstrated aptitude for research.

Minimum Degree Required
PhD in related field

Minimum Qualifications
PhD in related field

Preferred Qualifications
Strong candidates will be interested and focused on interdisciplinary work.

RAPS posting date 07/22/2020

Proposed Start Date 01/01/2021

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Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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