Opportunities

Anyone is welcome to reach out to any of the researchers in the lab with questions about our work and more information about ongoing projects. Please refer to the "People" or "Projects" page for contact information and project affiliations of each lab member. Otherwise, for specific opportunities to be involved:

Sonographer Position

We are seeking a skilled cardiac sonographer who will work with our team of researchers to acquire high-quality transthoracic cardiac and vascular images in human and large animal subjects. The ideal candidate will possess excellent scanning abilities, strong anatomical knowledge, as well as exemplary bedside manner. Organization, time management, and the ability to prioritize the collection of sonographic data for a variety of research projects is required, as well as strong interpersonal skills to recruit and consent research subjects. View the job posting for more information and to apply!

Research Assistant Positions

The UEIL is seeking a Technician in a full-time Research Assistant position. Led by Dr. Konofagou, in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, we are a translational science lab focused on using ultrasound in the areas of real-time imaging and as a theranostic tool in the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders. This position  will be assisting on studies using focused ultrasound in the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders as well as support other groups as need. The Research Assistant is responsible for maintaining laboratory inventory for their respective projects, handling ordering and lab support. We are seeking a motivated individual with experience in molecular biology, histology, and mouse colony handling. This is an ideal position for a recent graduate looking to pursue further graduate studies or medical professions.

Postdoctoral Positions

Post-doctoral fellows interested in any of our ongoing projects are encouraged to reach out and discuss potential opportunities. Please send inquiries or CVs to Dr. Elisa Konofagou at [email protected].

Columbia University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Columbia values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

Graduate Student Opportunities

A number of exciting research projects are available in our laboratory for prospective PhD students as well as current students in the MS program; those interested in our group may stop by the lab or email Dr. Elisa Konofagou at [email protected]

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Undergraduates interested in our laboratory are welcome year-round, depending on space and mentor availability! Interested students may email Dr. Elisa Konofagou at [email protected].