Opportunities

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities

Elisa Konofagou and Vincent Ferrera are looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to work on an NIH-funded project that involves focused ultrasound and fMRI in nonhuman primates. Candidates should have a strong quantitative background and an MD or PhD in BME, Neuroscience, Physics, or Engineering and a record of publication in internationally recognized journals. Computational expertise is essential (preferably Matlab, R, Python, or C/C++). The position is funded for 2 years, but the candidate will be encouraged to seek independent funding.

The laboratories are located in the Jerome L. Greene Science Center on Columbia’s Manhattanville Campus and at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Core resources that are available include an MRI facility with research-dedicated 3.0T (Siemens Prisma) and 9.4T (Bruker) scanners, Research Computing core, Virology core, Cellular Imaging core, and Advanced Instrumentation (machine & electronics) shop.

Please send inquiries or CVs plus the names of 3 references to: 
Prof. Elisa Konofagou or Prof. Vincent Ferrera

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. Students interested in our group may stop by the lab or email Dr. Elisa Konofagou at ek2191@columbia.edu.

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Undergraduates interested in our laboratory are welcome year-round, depending on space! Interested students may email Dr. Elisa Konofagou at ek2191@columbia.edu.