Full-time, Paid, Research Technician, Neurobiology

February 27, 2020

Position Description
The Nectow Laboratory at Columbia University in the City of New York has a technician position available in its work on the neurobiology of energy balance. The lab places an emphasis on the molecular, cellular and circuit mechanisms through which the brain regulates how much one eats and how much energy one expends. The lab also develops novel technologies to better understand brain function.  

Responsibilities include

  • Helping manage day to day laboratory operations 
  • Designing and implementing experiments critical to the lab
  • Performing molecular cloning, animal work, in vivo calcium imaging and/or functional manipulations of neural circuts

Position requirements

  • Must be willing to commit to one year
  • Prior laboratory experience within rodent neuroscience, a plus 
  • Significant experience in molecular biology, a plus 
  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in one of the following or related fields; Neuroscience, Engineering, applied math, chemistry, computer science or physics

Time Commitment
Full-time, one year position with the possibility of renewal. 


To apply, please email your cover letter, CV and the names of three references to Dr. Alexander R. Nectow at [email protected].