Doctoral Degree or foreign equivalent degree in hand by January 31, 2020.
Doctoral Degree or foreign equivalent in Neuroscience in hand by January 31, 2020. Experience with cell culture and human iPS derived motor neuron culture. Experience working with rodents.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the department of Neurobiology & Behavior in studying retrotransposons, nucleocytoplasmic transport and motor neuron disease. The Postdoctoral Associate will use cell culture, motor neuron culture, plasmid transfection, transgenesis technology (transgene expression, CRISPR.Cas9) and confocal microscopy. The incumbent will conduct research and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University, and will be responsible for the following:
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, mouse care and ordering of supplies as needed.
Other duties or projects as assigned, which may include attending Scientific meetings.
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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Department/Hiring Area: Neurobiology & Behavior-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:30am -- 5:00 pm Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Sep 17, 2019
Posting End Date: Nov 2, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL1
Appointment Type: Regular
Internal Number: 1902364
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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.