Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Doctoral Degree (Foreign equivalent or higher degree) . Experience in cell culture, protein analysis by western blotting, the analysis of gene expression (qRT-PCR), genetic manipulation (ex. CRISPR, shRNA, over-expression). Strong data analysis and interpretation skills and demonstrated publication record.
PhD or MD (Foreign equivalent or higher degree) in Biology. Experience in working with animal models of disease. Experience with Immunostaining. Experience with Flow Cytometry. Experience with Biochemical characterization of signaling pathways.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the Department of Pathology. The incumbent will conduct research and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University. The ideal candidate is a molecular and cellular biologist, experienced in developing and working with in vitro and in vivo models of disease. The incumbent should also have strong oral and written communication skills, as well as possess the ability to work both independently and as a productive member of a research team.
Experimental design, management, and bench-based research including:
Cell culture, including migration and cell viability assays.
Cell fractionation and RNA/protein extraction from tissues and cell lines.
Prepare and run Western-blot and SDS-Page gels.
Quantitative analysis of mRNA transcripts by qRT-PCR.
Animal necropsy and tissue processing.
Immunohistochemistry and immunocytochemistry.
Data analysis and interpretation using Graphpad, Illustrator, and PowerPoint.
Oral presentations in lab meetings and scientific symposia.
Attend and participate in lab meetings and in other weekly meetings, and in department and cancer center seminars and symposia.
Literature review and interpretation.
Manuscript and grant preparation.
Other duties as assigned.
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 of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Renaissance School of Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.
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Department/Hiring Area: Pathology-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Oct 11, 2019
Posting End Date: Nov 11, 2019, 4:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Salary Grade: E89
Appointment Type: Temporary
Internal Number: 1903235
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.