Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in Biological Science or closely related field in hand by May 31, 2021. Experience in performing animal experimentations, such as intranasal inoculation, gavage, and intraperitoneal and intravenous injections. Familiar with organ excision for Tissue Burden Studies. Experience in performing microbial and human cell culture.
Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with animal studies. Familiarity with microbial and human cell cultures. Familiarity with metabolite or/and lipid research (e.g. phospholipids, sphingolipids and fatty acids). Familiarity with protein-protein interaction, effect of lipids on membrane proteins
Brief Description of Duties: The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator, Dr. Maurizio Del Poeta, in the department of Microbiology and Immunology. The incumbent will conduct research and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University.
Within predetermined research scope and methodology, perform animal experiments to determine the efficacy of antifungal drugs on mice survival and tissue burden culture (organ infectivity) upon fungal infections (e.g. cryptococcosis, candidiasis and aspergillosis). Microbial and human cell culture analysis.
Analyze, interpret the results of the analysis, solve potential problems and pitfalls, and discuss the data with the principal investigators.
Contribute to write reports and manuscripts on the results obtained.
Present the results in a logical way during research meetings or presentations and be able to provide ideas and set up next experimentations/questions.
Other duties as assigned.
Special Notes: 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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Official Job Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Job Field: Post Doctoral
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Microbiology and Immunology-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule : Full-time Shift : Day Shift Shift Hours : 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Posting Start Date: Mar 30, 2021
Posting End Date: May 1, 2021, 3:59:00 AM
Salary Grade: E89
Appointment Type: Regular
Internal Number: 2100904
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