Postdoctoral Associate

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Postdoctoral Associate-1800792

Required Qualifications:
Doctoral Degree (equivalent) or foreign equivalent degree in hand on or before December 31, 2018.

Preferred Qualifications:
PhD in Vertebrate Paleontology, Evolutionary Biology, or related fields. Experience in any of the following: CT scanning and post-processing (Avizo and/or VGStudio), phylogenetic comparative methods and R, or 3D geometric morphometrics.

Brief Description of Duties:

The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the department of Anatomical Sciences. In addition to the Stony Brook community, the postdoctoral scholar will have opportunity to work with collaborators in the Gignac Lab at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences and the newly created Watanabe Lab at NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine. Depending on interest and abilities the postdoc will have the opportunity to work on descriptive anatomy, disparity and phenotypic integration analysis, and/or application of model-based phylogenetic methods.

The successful candidate for this position will be expected to:

  • Conduct independent research relating to quantifying and analyzing neurosensory evolution in crocodylomorphs through braincase/endocast anatomy.
  • Compile a comprehensive database of crocodylomorph neurocranial phenotypes using CT, microCT, and diceCT techniques.
  • Participate/assist in manuscript writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentations.
  • Mentor undergraduate researchers in the lab.
  • Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental 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 Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.
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Official Job Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Job Field: Post Doctoral
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Anatomical Sciences-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30 - 5:00 pmAnatomical Sciences-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Posting Start Date: Mar 22, 2018
Posting End Date: Apr 20, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: 47,500
Salary Grade: E89





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Posted: 3/23/2018
Application Due: 4/21/2018
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