Required Qualifications (As evidenced by an attached resume): Doctoral Degree (foreign equivalent degree) in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry or closely related field in hand by October 2021. Preferred Qualifications: Strong background in multi-step organic synthesis, aqueous coordination chemistry and a pronounced interest in immersing themselves in the coordination of chemistry, radiochemistry, cell culture, preclinical imaging and therapy aspects of the project, including hands-on preclinical animal work.
Brief Description of Duties: The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the department of Chemistry. Please visit The Boros Lab to learn more about our research. The incumbent will conduct research and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University. We are looking for a highly motivated and creative individual who is interested in participating in projects encompassing the design, synthesis and characterization of new targeted, metal-based imaging and therapy probes. This opening is funded by NSF and NIH research grants and focused on transforming luminescent lanthanide complexes into biologically applicable, in vivo compatible optical imaging agents (related to published work: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 15496-15499 and Inorg. Chem. 2019, 3895-3909). The postdoctoral fellow should possess good verbal and written communication skills in English, the ability to work productively and independently in a collaborative environment, strong problem-solving skills, and be willing to provide mentorship to junior members of our laboratory.
Within the predetermined research scope and methodology, design, synthesis and characterization of new targeted, metal-based imaging and therapy probes; multi-step organic synthesis, aqueous coordination chemistry, radiochemistry, cell culture, preclinical imaging and animal work
Collect and analyze data, including periodical/literature search and utilizing specialized skill in related field to analyze the collected data
Lab maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering of supplies as needed; Maintain compliance with environmental health and safety procedures
Participate/assist in manuscript writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentations. May also assist in grant writing
Participate in weekly lab meetings presenting research data
Other duties as assigned, which may include attending scientific conferences and meetings
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.
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: Chemistry-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
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