Postdoctoral Associate

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Postdoctoral Associate-1703517

Required Qualifications: (As evidenced by an attached resume)

PhD in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) fields in hand by September 15, 2018. Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident as per sponsor's (National Institutes of Health) guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in other diversity programs, either as an undergraduate or graduate, committed to promote diversity in the academy. First-author publication accepted for publication in peer-reviewed journal.

Brief Description of Duties:

The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) field. 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 a biological/biomedical field. 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.

    The Postdoctoral Associate will take part in pedagogic and professional development training provided through the NIH IRACDA NY-CAPS Program.

    Other duties as assigned, which may include attending Scientific Conferences and Meetings.

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.

**** Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident as per sponsor's (National Institutes of Health) guidelines. Candidate should be early in their postdoctoral stage, with no more than 2 years since the date of their doctoral degree.

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Application Procedure - Four attachments to the application:

1. Attach a document that identifies potential research faculty mentors from Stony Brook University’s NY-CAPs: Selected mentors and/or departments will be contacted by IRACDA staff to match candidates with their research interests.

2- Attach a CV (including publications, conference participation and teaching experience) and cover letter.

3- Personal Statement (1-2 pages) that highlights the following:

• Career goals

• Commitment to teaching

• Research experience

• Teaching experience

• Interest/experience working with underrepresented students

• Potential research mentors

• How you identify with or will contribute to the goal of the program to develop a diverse group of highly trained biomedical and behavioral scientists.

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, 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: Graduate School-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30am - 5:00pmGraduate School-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Posting Start Date: Dec 22, 2017
Posting End Date: Mar 15, 2018, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: E89





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Posted: 4/17/2018
Application Due: 5/8/2018
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