Postdoctoral Associate

Stony Brook, NY
Aug 11, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Postdoctoral Associate-1702223

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.

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 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: Pathology-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30am-5:00pmPathology-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Posting Start Date: Aug 10, 2017
Posting End Date: Aug 24, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: $47,500 - $53,000/Ann@1.0FTE CWE
Salary Grade: E89


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