Ion Channels & Immunity Program Job Opportunities

The Ion Channels and Immunity Program at NYU Langone is actively hiring. See below for details about our open positions.

Assistant Director, Ion Channel Core Facility at NYU School of Medicine

Position Summary:
We are establishing a new Ion Channel, Transporter and Immunology (ICTI) Core Facility at NYU School of Medicine to support scientists to study ion channels in immune cells and other cell types. The core facility is part of and supports a new program focused on Ion Channels and Immunity directed by Dr. Stefan Feske and will be located in recently created space in the new Science Building at the main campus of NYU School of Medicine. We are looking for a full-time assistant director of this new facility at the level of non-tenure track Research Assistant Professor.

Responsibilities of the ICTI Core Facility manager will be to assist scientists in the design, conduct and interpretation of ion channel measurements using manual and automated patch clamp systems, to maintain and upgrade equipment, to train new users and to be responsible for the overall management of the facility. The assistant director will additionally liaise with faculty at and outside of NYU and with other organizations to promote the facility. He/she reports to the core director, Dr. William Coetzee.

For information about the ICI program and the ICTI Core Facility, please visit:

General requirements:

  • Ph.D. degree in physiology, biology or a related area.
  • Experience in independently designing, conducting and interpreting experiments.
    Highly motivated, responsible and very well organized with excellent attention to detail.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in English
  • Willingness and ability to teach new users of ICTI core facility
  • Applicants with management experience and those interested in a long-term position are preferred.

Specific requirements:

  • Extensive hands-on experience in using and modifying manual patch clamp equipment to measure ion channel currents in cells
  • Solid background in ion channel physiology and data interpretation
  • Additional techniques desired but not necessary: Mammalian cell culture, molecular biology, fluorescence live cell imaging

Interested applicants should respond to this ad at with a cover letter explaining their relevant work experience and interest in this position, a resume and the names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three references.

Faculty Position in Immunology and Ion channels

The Department of Pathology invites applications for an assistant, associate, or full professor in the research field of immunology and ion channels.

We seek candidates with a research background in various aspects of ion channel function and innate or adaptive immunology. The successful candidate will join the Ion Channels and Immunity Program and is expected to participate in program activities.

Applicants should have a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD, an exceptional record of achievements, and propose important and creative research. New faculty members will be part of the large and vibrant immunology community at NYU School of Medicine. They will be supported with a generous startup package, excellent laboratory space, access to laboratory animal facilities, and a wide range of state-of-the-art core facilities providing services in ion channel physiology, genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, high throughput biology, bioinformatics, cell imaging, flow cytometry, and pathology.

Successful candidates are expected to initiate and maintain a vigorous, independent, extramurally funded research program, participate in NYU School of Medicine graduate programs within Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, and contribute to the academic mission of the Ion Channels and Immunity Program and the Department of Pathology.

For consideration, please format an application as a single PDF document that includes a cover letter, a CV, a brief description of research accomplishments, a brief description of research objectives, and the names and contact information for at least three referees.

NYU Langone is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We are actively committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are therefore strongly encouraged to apply. All applications will be kept confidential.