The Herbert and Florence Irving Institute for Cancer Dynamics (IICD) at Columbia University is an interdisciplinary initiative focused on the interplay between mathematical and computational sciences and cancer research. The IICD encourages collaboration across disciplinary boundaries to develop aspects of science, engineering, the social sciences and the humanities that can improve our understanding of cancer biology, origins, treatment and prevention.
The Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute at Columbia University brings together researchers from different scientific disciplines to transform our understanding of the mind and brain. In this highly interactive research environment, laboratories work together to gain critical insights into human health by exploring how the brain develops, performs, endures and recovers. The Zuckerman Institute is housed in the Jerome L. Greene Science Center, an architectural masterpiece on Columbia University’s new Manhattanville campus.
The Herbert and Florence Irving Institute for Cancer Dynamics, directed by Professor Simon Tavaré, and the Peterka lab at the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral research scientist to spearhead a collaborative research project focused on the application and development of advanced optical imaging instrumentation and methods for spatially resolved tissue imaging and -omics primarily in tumors. The postdoctoral research scientist will oversee developing new approaches to image and interrogate the tumor microenvironment with single-cell resolution. The ideal candidate has prior experience with advanced microscopy and optomechanical integration, as well as image processing and analysis.