Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics or similar area in hand by June 1, 2021. Experience with DNA molecular biology experiments.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with yeast or fungi. Experience using microscopy for analysis of cell growth and morphogenesis. Experience in creating GFP fusion proteins and gene deletion mutants. Proven ability to carry our biomedical research as judged by research accomplishments and scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Brief Description of Duties: The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the department of Microbiology and Immunology in the lab of Dr. James Konopka. Please visit https://renaissance.stonybrookmedicine.edu/mi/program/faculty/konopka 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.
Within the predetermined research scope and methodology, conduct research experiments in the field of cell signaling, cellular morphogenesis, and fungal pathogenesis.
Collect and analyze data, including periodical/literature search and utilizing specialized skills in related field to analyze the collected data.
Participate/assist in manuscript writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentations. May also assist in grant writing.
Lab maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering of supplies as needed.
Training of other lab personnel
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. 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: Apr 26, 2021
Posting End Date: May 27, 2021, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: E89
Appointment Type: Regular
Internal Number: 2101326
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