Postdoctoral Associate

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

Postdoctoral Associate-1702555

Required Qualifications: (As evidenced by an attached resume)

Doctoral Degree or foreign equivalent degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry, or similar disciplines. 5 years of experience in chemistry research (this may include BSc/ PhD research). Experience in radiochemistry. Leadership skills. Independence, quality publications and expertise in synthetic chemistry.

Brief Description of Duties:

The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the department of Chemistry. The incumbent will conduct research and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University. The incumbent must possess the ability and willingness to familiarize themselves with a new area of research, drive, problem solving ability.

  • Carry out organic and inorganic synthesis, as well as corresponding characterization of compounds.
  • Prepare and carry out cell-based assays.
  • Perform imaging experiments in vitro and in vivo.
  • Lab maintenance including assisting with ordering supplies and equipment to keep the lab inventory well stocked; sterilizing glassware and media preparation
  • Assist with maintaining compliance with environmental health and safety procedures.
  • Participate in weekly lab meetings presenting research data.
  • Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.
  • Special Notes: This is a full time appointment. 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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    Official Job Title: Postdoctoral Associate
    Job Field: Post Doctoral
    Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
    Department/Hiring Area: Chemistry-Stony Brook University
    Schedule: Full-time Day Shift TBDChemistry-Stony Brook University
    Posting Start Date: Oct 10, 2017
    Posting End Date: Oct 24, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
    Salary: CWE
    Salary Grade: SL1


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