Required Qualifications (As evidenced by an attached resume) :
Doctoral Degree or foreign equivalent in hand by June 30, 2019.
Preferred Qualifications :
Doctoral Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related discipline in hand by June 30, 2019. Grant writing experience. First-author peer reviewed publications. Strong background in biophysical science. The ability to program and navigate in a unix-based environment (e.g. C++, python, shell scripting.) Prior experience using atomistic molecular modeling methods (e.g. docking de novo design, MD, Monte Carlo) to study protein-ligand binding.
Brief Description of Duties : The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics. The incumbent will conduct research and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University. 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.
Research involves developing improved methods for docking, de novo design, and molecular evolution; targeting biological systems involved in human disease (HIV/AIDS, cancer, pain/inflammation, Ebola, and Zika, among others) using the program DOCK; the refinement of active compounds using DOCK and molecular dynamics programs such as AMBER and NAMD.
Within the predetermined research scope and methodology, conduct research experiments in the field of computational structural biology. 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 or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission , which may include attending Scientific Conferences and Meetings.
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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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: Applied Mathematics and Statistics-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 9AM-5PM Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Mar 15, 2019
Posting End Date: Jun 14, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL1
Appointment Type: Regular
Internal Number: 1803544
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.