St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.
A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.
Title: Postdoctoral Biology Research Associate
Department: Biological Sciences
Job Description: The postdoctoral associate works closely with the departmental chairperson and is responsible for a number of tasks including, but not limited to: supervising and coordinating Biochemistry teaching laboratories, preparation of samples and protocols for the teaching laboratories, grading students, supervising undergraduate and graduate students in their research projects, designing and troubleshooting experiments, collecting and interpreting research data, and writing publications and grant proposals. The postdoctoral research associate must possess teaching experience and skills, excellent laboratory research skills, as well as motivation, time management, inter-personal, and organizational skills, initiative, creativity, and resourcefulness.
Coordinating and supervising all sections of Biochemistry laboratory (BIO 3391L)
Preparing samples and protocols for BIO 3391L
Grading student laboratory reports and advising students in BIO 3391L
Supervising undergraduate students during their research projects
Supervising, advising, and mentoring doctoral students
Maintaining good working and safe environment in the BIO 3391L laboratory
Maintaining all laboratory equipment, computers, and instruments in good order
Designing, developing, and troubleshooting new experiments
Reading and interpreting research literature
Interpreting the research data and correlating them with published work
Writing and updating research protocols and methods
Qualifications: PhD degree, teaching experience, and a good publication record are required as well as research skills in biochemistry, molecular biology, and genetics.
St. John’s offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John’s performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 218524
About St. John's University
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.