Postdoctoral Associate

Job description



Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): 
PhD in biomedical science or equivalent field of study or foreign equivalent degree.  Proven competency in carrying out laboratory research.

Preferred Qualifications:  
Expertise in the use of mouse models of disease, cell and organoid culture. Knowledge of cellular metabolism. Strong written and communication skills.

Brief Description of Duties: 
This position will be in the laboratory of Dr. David Montrose at Stony Brook Medicine (  The research focus of this newly established lab is to investigate how cellular metabolism, gut microbes and diet impact the pathogenesis of colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease. This work involves the use of genetically engineered mouse and cell culture models.

Responsibilities of this position will include:

  • Independently carrying out experiments using in vivo and in vitro models of GI disease;
  • Data analysis, drafting of manuscripts and assisting with grant writing;
  • Various administrative tasks as well as other duties as assigned within the scope of the position.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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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Long Island’s premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University’s entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook’s health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, the six Health Sciences schools — Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare — as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County’s only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children’s, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.

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Job Field: Post Doctoral
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Start Date: Feb 13, 2019
Posting End Date: Mar 15, 2019, 10:59:00 PM




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Posted: 2/14/2019
Application Due: 3/16/2019
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