Columbia University seeks highly qualified individuals to fill many roles in our efforts to advance research and education in systems biology and computational biology. Use the links below to find currently available opportunities.

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Faculty All Ranks (Tenure track and Tenured) More information

The Program for Mathematical Genomics in the Department of Systems Biology at Columbia University in New York City invites outstanding candidates to apply for tenure track/tenured faculty positions at the level of Assistant Professor or higher rank. This new program seeks individuals with exceptional accomplishments and abilities in broad areas of quantitative biology, including but not limited to systems biology (data-driven and model/theory-based), mathematical and theoretical biology, machine learning, functional genomics, dynamical systems modeling, molecular and single-cell biology, and methods development for the analysis and understanding of biological datasets and their associated phenomena. The successful candidate will join a friendly, highly collaborative faculty and will have access to superb resources. We seek faculty members with a strong commitment to research, mentoring, and teaching, fostering a climate that embraces both excellence and diversity.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in any quantitative discipline, active research in quantitative approaches to biological problems, and must demonstrate the ability to develop a creative independent research program. Applicants should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three-page summary/statement of current and proposed research. We also require three letters of recommendation. Apply here: Required documents may also be sent to

All positions are open until October 15, 2021.

Columbia University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities.

Data Analyst More information

Columbia University's Department of Systems Biology is seeking a highly motivated genomics staff member to join the Rabadan Lab.  The incumbent will take part in cutting-edge projects centered on the theme of untangling the molecular biology of cancer.  These projects, though varied, all approach this problem by analyzing exomic, genomic, and transcriptomic data from both public and private sources. The staff member will contribute to this task as well as develop visualization tools for these data. The candidate will work in a highly multidisciplinary environment and will support several projects from different lab members. The incumbent will be coordinating research computational efforts and data management for the Center for Topology of Cancer Evolution and Heterogeneity. He or she will also be in charge of genomic data coordination for the Program for Mathematical Genomics (PMG) within the Department of Systems Biology.