Postdoctoral Associate

Stony Brook, NY
Jul 07, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Postdoctoral Associate-1701987

Required Qualifications: (As Evidenced by an Attached Resume)

Doctoral Degree or foreign equivalent degree. Research experience with animal models. Research experience with molecular biology techniques. Experience with tissue culture and primary cell culture. Strong communication skills, including ability to explain technical details, present results and prepare manuscripts for submission.

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD or MD in Biology or Pharmacology or a closely related field. Background in cancer molecular biology. Successful graduate research experience in cancer molecular biology as evidenced by a record of publication in peer-reviewed journals.

Brief Description of Duties:

The Postdoctoral Associate will assist Dr. Basil Rigas (Principal Investigator) in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cancer Prevention. 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 for drug evaluation of anti-cancer compounds in vitro and in vivo.
  • Documentation of studies, data collection, and utilization of specialized skills in related fields to analyze the collected data, including periodical/literature search.
  • Preparation of manuscripts for publication in scientific journals and/or presentations. Assist with grant reports. May also assist in grant proposal writing.
  • Other duties as assigned, which may include attending scientific conferences and meetings.

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About Stony Brook:

Long Island’s premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University’s entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook’s health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, the six Health Sciences schools — Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare — as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County’s only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children’s, with more than 160 pediatric specialists, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.

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Official Job Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Job Field: Post Doctoral
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Medicine-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:00 - 5:00Medicine-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Posting Start Date: Jul 6, 2017
Posting End Date: Jul 20, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: $47,500 - $53,000/Ann@1.0FTE CWE
Salary Grade: E89


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