Recruitment of post-doctoral fellows and doctoral students at Columbia University, USA

Scholarship: Fully-funded
Degree: B.S./M.S./Ph.D
Nationality: International Students
Location: USA
Application deadlines: Open

Scholarship Description:

Dr Shawn Liu’s laboratory at Columbia University in New York City is seeking a talented postdoctoral researcher/student to study the epigenome in brain function and disorders using newly developed cutting-edge technologies.

Three major research directions in our lab are 1) development of CRISPR-based epigenome editing tools, 2) epigenetic basis of learning and memory, and 3) targeting human diseases by editing the epigenome.

We offer a very competitive salary and benefits package. Starting salary is $65,000 per annum. A generous benefits package is offered, including medical, dental and vision coverage, as well as a retirement plan and life insurance.

You can find out about our lab members and ongoing research projects on the lab website (

 Available Subjects:

  • Decoding of brain function through epigenome editing

Eligibility criteria:

  • Highly motivated individuals with a background in biology, chemistry, biophysics or medicine.
  • Experience in NGS analysis, molecular neuroscience or CRISPR is preferred.

Application Procedure:

Candidates should send their enquiries to Shawn Liu ([email protected]) along with a CV and the names of referees.