Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Bachelor's degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in chemistry, biology, biotechnology or in a biomedical field. Experience in cellular and molecular biology techniques: RNA and protein isolation, RNA and protein analysis. Experience in working with in vitro cultures of mammalian cell lines. Experience in maintenance of mice colonies and genetics of animal models, handling and dissecting of animals (mice). Proficient with data analysis using Microsoft package software.
Master's degree in chemistry, biology, biotechnology or in a biomedical field. Experience in Flow cytometry, reporter and activity assays. Experience with Immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescent techniques using cells and animal tissues. Experience with data analysis. Experience with laboratory maintenance and managing undergraduate students.
Brief Description of Duties:
The successful individual will be appointed as a Research Support Specialist in the Department of Medicine. The overall responsibilities of this position are: maintenance of mice breeding colonies, coordinating and performing experiments with animal models. The Research Support Specialist will work independently and as a team member on animal and cell culture models toward understanding the development and progression of processes of inflammation and carcinogenesis.
Assist with experiments in animal models, including maintaining breeding stocks, genotyping and monitoring health on a regular basis, performing injections, collecting tissues samples and analysis.
Cell culture and biochemical techniques such as RNA isolation, real-time RT-PCR, ELISA, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescent, flow cytometry and western blotting will be used to complement the animal models.
Literature searches; staying current in the field by reading and discussing the literature and experimental results with the supervisor and PI.
Keeping a detailed laboratory notebook,
Other Duties as assigned.
The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.
Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools — Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Renaissance School of Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare — as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.
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Official Job Title: Research Support Specialist
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Medicine - Gastroenterology-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Mar 7, 2019
Posting End Date: Mar 22, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience within the range of $35,000 - $42,000.
Salary Grade: N11
Appointment Type: Regular
Internal Number: 1900204
About Stony Brook University
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.