Postdoctoral Research Scientist at University of Columbia Center for Infection and Immunity 

Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Scientist

Employer: University of Columbia Center for Infection and Immunity 

Location: New York, NY

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of PhD, DVM, or MD in: Biology, Microbiology, Public Health, or expertise in.  microbial genomics, immunology, and/or data science.
  • Strong quantitative analytical skills
  • Demonstrated writing and research skills including publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals
  • Ability to conduct literature reviews, data collation and cleaning, and exploratory data analyses
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Proven ability to work independently
  • Self-driven, highly motivated, organized, and willing to perform research
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Willingness to work some mornings, evenings, and weekends
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required

Description: The CII is seeking Postdoctoral Research Scientists to pursue projects that focus on molecular and serological diagnostics, epidemiology, surveillance, capacity building in the developing world, and biomarker discovery in acute and chronic diseases. Candidates should be creative, and capable of both independent and collaborative research, and have expertise in microbial genomics, immunology, epigenetics, and/or data science.

Application and Further Information: Interested applicants should email Griselda Collado at

Expiration Date: n/a