Postdoctoral Associate

Stony Brook, NY
Jun 21, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Postdoctoral Associate-1701674

Required Qualifications: (As Evidenced by an Attached Resume)


Preferred Qualifications:

Expertise in the following areas, but not limited to: mammalian cell culture, molecular and cell biology techniques (DNA cloning, RT-PCR, PCR), mouse handling (transgenic and xenograft models), protein analysis (immunoblotting, protein-protein interactions), confocal microscopy, quantitative image analysis, invasion, migration assay and multi-color flow cytometry, cell viability assays (MTT).

Brief Description of Duties:

The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator (Luis Martinez, Phd) in the Department of Pathology. The incumbent must possess a strong work ethic, scientific creativity and strong written and verbal communication skills. The laboratory is focused on understanding how the mutated form of p53 functions as an oncogene.

Projects include, dissecting the mechanisms underlying the oncogenic activity of mutant p53; Analyze functional crosstalk between mutant p53 and Ras; Genetic analysis of mutant p53 network. Participate in research data collection and documentation within relevant guidelines and protocols. Develop and evaluate new research techniques and procedures. Publish results in scientific journals and participate in research meetings. About Stony Brook:

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollack House in East Hampton, New York, the Mellon Award winning Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

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Official Job Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Job Field: Post Doctoral
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Pathology-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30am-5:00pmPathology-Stony Brook University
Posting Start Date: Jun 20, 2017
Posting End Date: Jul 20, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: $44,500 - $50,000/Ann@1.0FTE CWE
Salary Grade: SL1


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