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Postdoctoral Associate

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Postdoctoral Associate-1802601

Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
PhD (or foreign equivalent or higher) in the Physical or Biological Sciences, at least one first-authored publication demonstrating relevant experience, able to work autonomously and collaborate with a diverse team of scientists, strong written and spoken communication skills. Hands on experience in one or more of the following: Collection of quantitative fluorescence microscopy data, Kinetic analysis/modeling of biological phenomena, Scientific programming and image analysis in MATLAB, and/or Construction and maintenance of microscopy instrumentation.


Preferred Qualifications:
Hand on experience in one or more of the following: Single molecule and/or Super-Resolved Microscopy, Live cell imaging, Single particle tracking and/or Familiarity with metamorph, LabVIEW, Igor.

Brief Description of Duties:
The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the department of Physiology and Biophysics to develop, execute, and publish research projects related to clustering of glutamate receptors and scaffold-mediated protein interactions. The incumbent will conduct research and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University.
Duties include:

  • Perform hands-on data collection involving imaging of fluorescently-labeled recombinant proteins in lipid bilayers.
  • Analyze flourescence microscopy data to extract information about protein structure and function
  • Participate/assist in abstract/manuscript writing for publication in peer reviewed journals and/or presenting at meetings . May also assist in grant writing.
  • Lab maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering of supplies as needed.
  • 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.
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Official Job Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Job Field: Post Doctoral
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Physiology and Biophysics-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8 am - 5 pmPhysiology and Biophysics-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Posting Start Date: Sep 26, 2018
Posting End Date: Nov 25, 2018, 12:59:00 AM
Salary: $47,500 - $53,000/[email protected] CWE
Salary Grade: E89

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Posted: 11/26/2018
Application Due: 1/25/2019
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