Required Qualifications (As evidenced by an attached resume) :
Doctoral Degree (Foreign equivalent or higher degree) in hand by June 30, 2019.
Preferred Qualifications :
Doctoral Degree (Foreign equivalent or higher degree) in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field in hand by June 30, 2019 . Training in quantitative biochemistry and/or enzyme kinetics and/or mathematical modeling and/or medicinal chemistry and/or preclinical models of disease and/or PET imaging/ radiotracer synthesis. Expertise in collaborative and multidisciplinary research at the interface of chemistry and biology.
Primary Purpose : The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the Department of Chemistry. The incumbent will conduct research and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University. The postdoctoral associate will contribute to projects focused on evaluating the role of drug-target kinetics in drug activity in the Center for Advanced Study of Drug Action (CASD; casdaus.com ). The successful incumbent will have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, exercising strong organizational and time-management skills with an exceptional attention to detail. Essential for this role is the adeptness to work independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the preparation of grant proposals and publications.
Within the predetermined research scope and methodology, conduct research experiments in the field of Chemistry such as synthesis of compounds with altered binding kinetic profiles, determination of binding kinetics with purified target and in cells, development and evaluation of PK/PD models or development and use of assays to assess the role of time-dependent drug-target interactions in drug activity or the use of PET imaging to quantify in vivo target occupancy.
Collect and analyze data, including periodical/literature search and utilizing specialized skills in related field to analyze the collected data.
Participate/assist in manuscript writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentations. May also assist in grant writing.
Lab maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering of supplies as needed.
Other duties as assigned, which may include attending Scientific Conferences and Meetings. Mentor graduate students.
Special Notes : This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
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About Stony Brook:
Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities such as the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, the National Synchrotron Light Source, and the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, and the New York Blue IBM BG/L+P supercomputer, owned by Stony Brook and managed by BNL. Stony Brook is a partner in managing the Laboratory for the Department of Energy, and is the largest institutional scientific user of BNL facilities. As such, many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments can be arranged.
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Official Job Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Job Field: Post Doctoral
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Chemistry-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: varies Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Mar 13, 2019
Posting End Date: Apr 28, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL1
Appointment Type: Regular
Internal Number: 1900543
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.