Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Doctoral degree (or foreign equivalent) in the biological sciences. Experience in basic cell and molecular biology techniques, and handling mice.
Kidney and/or transcription factor research and biology experience. Maintenance of mice colonies and genetics of animal models, and dissecting of animals (mice). Experience with immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, and flow cytometry. Data analysis and manuscript preparation experience, including producing figures for manuscripts.
Brief Description of Position:
The Postdoctoral Associate will be involved with the study factors involved in the maintenance of homeostasis of the kidney epithelium under physiological and pathophysiological conditions and will work both independently and as part of a team on animal and cell culture models. Excellent writing and communication skills are a must. Incumbent will be expected to take an active role in oral presentations, manuscript preparation and grant applications.
Conduct experiments in animal models, including maintaining breeding stocks, genotyping and monitoring health on a regular basis. Cell culture and biochemical techniques such as RNA isolation, real-time RT-PCR, ELISA, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescent, flow cytometry and Western blotting will be used to complement the animal models.
Perform literature searches; stay current in the field by reading and discussing the literature and experimental results with the supervisor and PI.
Laboratory maintenance, including keeping a detailed laboratory notebook, and managing undergraduate students
Write and prepare manuscripts based on the experimental findings.
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. Evening and weekend work will be required at times.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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