Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Doctoral degree (or foreign equivalent) in Science in hand by September 2020. Ph.D. research that involved the use of basic microscopy (bright-field and epifluorescence). Ph.D. research that involves the use of advanced microscopy (light-sheet, laser scanning confocal, spinning disc, swept-field, or other modalities). Extensive experience using live-cell imaging approaches.
Expertise with modern tissue clearing techniques and light sheet microscopy.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology. The incumbent will conduct research and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following policies and procedures of Stony Brook University.
The Postdoctoral Associate will develop and implement live-cell and fixed imaging techniques to visualize the endosymbiosis between embryos of the spotted salamander (Ambystoma maculatum) and an algal symbiont that lives inside its egg capsules (Oophila amblystomatis).
Within the predetermined research scope and methodology, conduct research experiments in the field of cell and developmental biological approaches to understanding endosymbiosis.
Collect and analyze data, including periodical/literature search and utilizing specialized skills in related fields to analyze the collected data.
Mentor undergraduate and graduate students in the laboratory.
Present scientific data at group meetings and Conferences.
Other duties as assigned, which may include ordering supplies as needed.
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.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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Department/Hiring Area: Biochemistry and Cell Biology-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. - 6:00 p.m. Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Jun 26, 2020
Posting End Date: Jul 27, 2020, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Salary Grade: E89
Appointment Type: Regular
Internal Number: 2001731
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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.