Postdoctoral Associate

Stony Brook, NY
Aug 10, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Postdoctoral Associate-1702219

Required Qualifications: (As Evidenced by an Attached Resume)
The candidate must have a Ph.D. degree in Biological or Biochemical Sciences and the necessary experience in:
Basic cellular and molecular biologic techniques: tissue culture, RNA and protein isolation, Western blot analysis, RT-PCR analysis, experience in working with in vitro cultures of mammalian cell lines. Experience with ELISA, MTT assays, apoptosis assays, Immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescent techniques and experience with fluorescence microscopy, Laboratory experience in inflammation/innate immunity.
Data analysis using Microsoft package software, and Adobe Package. Work well as a team member and independently.

Preferred Qualifications:
Maintenance and handling of mice colonies and genetics of animal models. Data analysis and manuscript preparation, including producing figures for manuscripts.
Laboratory maintenance, including keeping a detailed laboratory notebook, and assisting in supervising or training of undergraduate and/or graduate students.

Brief Description of Duties:
The successful individual will be appointed as a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Medicine. The overall research goal of the laboratory is to study mechanisms regulating homeostasis of the gastrointestinal tract under physiological and pathophysiological conditions. The Postdoctoral Associate will work on an independent project(s) and as a team member using animal and cell culture models.

  • Conduct experiments in animal models, including maintaining breeding stocks, genotyping and monitoring health on a regular basis.
  • Cell culture and biochemical techniques such as RNA isolation, real-time RT-PCR, ELISA, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescent, flow cytometry and Western blotting will be used to complement the animal models, and data analysis.
  • Literature searches; staying current in the field by reading and discussing the literature and experimental results with the supervisor and PI.
  • Write and prepare manuscripts and/or grant submissions based on the experimental findings.
Special Notes: FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.

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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 five Health Sciences schools — Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, 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 - Gastroenterology-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Variable 8:30am - 5:00pmMedicine - Gastroenterology-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Posting Start Date: Aug 9, 2017
Posting End Date: Aug 23, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: $47,500 - $53,000/Ann@1.0FTE CWE
Salary Grade: E89


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