Postdoctoral Associate

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Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):

Doctoral degree or foreign equivalent in Biological or Biomedical Sciences.  Experience with basic cellular and molecular biologic techniques: tissue culture, RNA and protein isolation, western blot analysis, RT-PCR analysis, experience in working with in vitro cultures of mammalian cell lines.  Experience with Immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescent techniques and experience with fluorescence microscopy.  Experience with data analysis using Microsoft package software, and basic statistical analysis,   Preferred Qualifications: Experience with data analysis and manuscript preparation, including producing figures for manuscripts. Experience with laboratory maintenance. Incumbent must be able to keep a detailed laboratory notebook. Assist in supervising or training of undergraduate and/or graduate students.   Description of Position: The successful individual will be appointed as a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Medicine. The overall research goal of this project is to study mechanisms regulating physiological and pathophysiological conditions of the pancreas with special emphasis on the inflammation and carcinogenesis. The Postdoctoral Associate will work on an independent project(s) and as a team member using animal and cell culture models.  The applicant will be expected to work well as a team member and independently.
  • Conduct experiments in vitro using colorectal cancer cell lines. Cell culture and biochemical techniques such as RNA isolation, real-time RT-PCR, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescent, and western blotting will be used.
  • Literature searches; staying current in the field by reading and discussing the literature and experimental results with the supervisor and PI.
  • Write and prepare manuscripts and/or grant submissions based on the experimental findings.
  • 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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Job Field: Post Doctoral
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Start Date: Feb 13, 2019
Posting End Date: Feb 27, 2019, 11:59:00 PM




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Posted: 2/14/2019
Application Due: 2/28/2019
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