Research Associate

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

Research Associate-1702349

Required Qualification: (As Evidenced by an Attached Resume)

Ph.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) in Biology, Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, or a closely related biological discipline, followed by at least one year of post-doctoral experience. Three years minimum experience in cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, cancer biology or closely related field. The candidate needs to have a strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals, high motivation, and strong ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. Technical expertise in standard molecular and cell biology techniques, including cell culture, flow cytometry, transfections/viral transductions, siRNA, q/RT-PCR, Western blotting, immunoprecipitation, and in in vivo animal studies is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in mouse breast cancer models, human breast cancer, stem cells, cancer stem cells, and computational analysis.

Brief Description of Duties:

The selected candidate is expected to independently plan, conduct and document experiments, evaluate and interpret data, prepare manuscripts, grant proposals, regulatory documents, and oral and poster presentations. Independently design, conduct and trouble-shoot experiments and analyze data from tissue culture, mouse studies, molecular biology and computational experiments.

  • Plan and Conduct experiments, analyze and document data.
  • Overall lab management, Training personnel on specialized skills and research methods.
  • Write manuscripts, grant proposals, regulatory documents (IACUC, IBC, IRB).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Special Notes: This is a full time position. provisions of the FLSA. This is a full time position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.

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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 Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, the 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: Research Associate
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
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: Oct 10, 2017
Posting End Date: Oct 24, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: $54,000-$70,000 / Annual @ 1.0 FTE CWE
Salary Grade: NSR2


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