REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: (as evidenced by attached resume)
Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in Biochemistry, Structural Biology or a related field in h and by June 30, 2019. Experience in research science. Experience in protein expression and purification. Experience in molecular biology techniques.
Experience with protein structure determination. Experience with protein x-ray crystallography. Experience with enzyme kinetic assays. Experience with yeast culture growth and yeast protein expression.
Brief Description of Duties:
Stony Brook University is seeking a Postdoctoral Associate to work in the research laboratory of Dr. Wali Karzai. The successful candidate will participate in a collaborative research project to determine the structure and mechanism of ATP-dependent proteases that regulate protein quality control in mitochondria. The incumbent will conduct research and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University.
Within the predetermined research scope and methodology, carry out experiments and other research activities in accordance with the research goals of the lab.
Collect and analyze data for reporting experimental results in scientific publications.
Assist with training of other lab members in specialized scientific techniques.
Participate in weekly lab meetings presenting research data.
Other duties as assigned, which may include attending and presenting research results at Scientific Conferences and Meetings.
Weekend hours will be required at times. 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 to funding. FLSA Exempt, position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
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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