Summary Description: The Department of Pathology and Cell Biology at Columbia University Medical Center is searching for a highly motivated Research Scientist/Senior Research Scientist who will lead the newly established Digital and Computational Pathology Laboratory (DCPL). The mission of the DCPL is develop and apply quantitative methods for the analysis of digital microscopy slides and relate the resulting statistical descriptors to patient outcomes through the application of precision medicine guided algorithms and deep learning to increase the accuracy of disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.Provide on-site direction, supervision, and consultation of technical issues regarding digital image capture and analysis with staff and departmental collaborators. -Provide scientific expertise for state-of-the-art oncologic pathology biomarkers for discovery and early clinical development.-Assist in the design and pre-clinical validation of fit-for-purpose IHC and other tissue-based assays and their quantitative analysis.-Support the development of analytical capabilities, including multiplexed bright-field and immunofluorescence assays and quantitative image analysis using digital pathology platforms.
Minimum Qualifications: Candidate must have background in one or more our current research specialties: Cancer Biology, Neurodegenerative diseases, Cellular and molecular neurobiology, Cell motility, Cytoskeleton and intracellular trafficking, Virology, Neuronal stem cells and Anatomic or Clinical pathology.
Preferred Qualifications: Relevant experience in research specific to laboratory unit and the ability to supervise graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 334_65828
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