HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Staff Associate II in New York, New York
Employer Name: Columbia University
Columbia University's Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute brings together world-class scientists across academic disciplines conducting pioneering research to transform our understanding of how the brain works – and gives rise to mind and behavior. The Institute fosters a collaborative and inclusive environment across 50+ labs, advancing insights into human health by exploring how the brain develops, performs, endures and recovers. At the Zuckerman Institute, we are committed to becoming a more inclusive, equitable and diverse place of scientific discovery and support a culture of respect. Promoting diversity in science will help drive the transformative science that can change the world. Situated in the Jerome L. Greene Science Center on Columbia's Manhattanville campus, the state-of-the-art building offers an environment where the highest level of scholarly scientific research takes place on a daily basis, with the benefit of being located in the heart of New York, one of the world's most vibrant and culturally rich cities. The Zuckerman Institute is seeking a Staff Associate II that will collaborate with researchers in the Center for Theoretical Neuroscience at the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute, specifically those in the Cunningham Lab, in support of large-scale time series data such as those found in many applications including Computational Neuroscience. The Staff Associate II will be responsible for the following duties: Collecting and analyzing large data sets using computer software programs combining mathematics, statistics and computer science. Maintain and create codebases and publications. Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Neuroscience or related area of study. Demonstrated software development experience in Python, building and maintaining substantial open source repositories and demonstrated studies in mathematics, statistics, computer science, neuroscience, biology or a related area of study. 4 years of professional experience recommended. Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran Pay Transparency Disclosure The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.