PhD or MD/PhD (equivalent) in molecular biology or cell biology or foreign equivalent degree by August 2018. Hands-on experience in molecular and cellular biology laboratory research, and proficient in immunofluorescence, in situ hybridization, western blotting, PCR, fluorescence microscopy, cell culture, mouse colony management. A minimum of one peer-reviewed first author publication. Prior experience in mouse models of epithelial morphogenesis and carcinogenesis, especially in skin and lung, is required for this position. Prior experience in laboratory organization and management.
Proven ability to work independently. Candidate with clinical knowledge and prior experience in clinical medicine is highly suited for this research, which is comprised of translational components.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Postdoctoral Associate will join the lab of Dr. Jiang Chen in the department of Pathology, Stony Brook University School of Medicine. The incumbent will conduct research and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University.
- Conducting independent molecular biology and cell biology research experiments, including tissue preparation and processing, immunostaining, microscopy, image processing, statistical analysis, animal colonies management, genotyping, isolation of primary cells from animal models, and cell culture.
- Training junior researchers and students.
- Maintenance of the laboratory, such as ordering supplies, care for research animal colonies, maintaining equipment.
- Presenting and publishing research results in the form of local and national meeting presentation, and manuscript preparation.
- Assisting the principle investigator in compliances with federal, local and university guidance in safety, research, ethical, and animal welfare.
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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: Apr 4, 2018
Posting End Date: Apr 18, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Salary Grade: E89