Postdoctoral Associate

Stony Brook, NY
Mar 01, 2018
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Postdoctoral Associate-1800487

Required Qualifications: (As evidenced by an attached resume)

Doctoral Degree or foreign equivalent degree in hand by October 31, 2018.
Preferred Qualifications:

PhD or MD in molecular genetic manipulation of a model eukaryotic species in hand by October 31, 2018.
Brief Description of Duties:

The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the School of Marine at Atmospheric Sciences. 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 in the field of functional genomics of labyrinthulomycetes, particularly the development of a Golden Gate-based modular cloning system.
  • Collect and analyze data, including periodical/literature search and utilizing specialized skills in related field to analyze the collected data.
  • Participate/assist in manuscript writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentations. May also assist in grant writing.
  • Lab maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering of supplies as needed.
  • Disseminate research findings widely via social media, attendance at annual scientific conferences, and additional venues.
  • Other duties as assigned as appropriate to rank and university mission.
Special Notes: The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. 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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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, including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities such as the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, the National Synchrotron Light Source, and the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, and the New York Blue IBM BG/L+P supercomputer, owned by Stony Brook and managed by BNL. Stony Brook is a partner in managing the Laboratory for the Department of Energy, and is the largest institutional scientific user of BNL facilities. As such, many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments can be arranged.

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Official Job Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Job Field: Post Doctoral
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30am - 5:00 pmSchool of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Posting Start Date: Feb 28, 2018
Posting End Date: Mar 30, 2018, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: E89


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