Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Ph.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) in biology, biochemistry or related field with working experience in biochemical analysis and molecular and microbiological cell techniques. Ph.D. training to include bench laboratory experience in an academic setting. Experience in conducting research projects in microbiology or biochemistry. One (1) or more first-author publication in a peer-reviewed journal in a biomedical or basic biochemistry field.
Preferred Qualifications: Hands-on experience with mass spectrometry, especially metabolomics or lipidomics. Working experience with flow cytometry and analysis. Fluorescence microscopy and image analysis experience. Experience with lipid analytical chemistry such as extraction, thin-layer chromatography, radiometric analysis techniques. Experience working in a biosafety level 3 laboratory
Brief Description of Duties: The Postdoctoral Associate incumbent will directly assist the Principal Investigator in the Department of Pharmacological Sciences in conducting experiments for sponsored research funded by the NIH and foundation grants. The incumbent must have a high degree of integrity and a high level of organizational and communication skills. The incumbent must be able to conduct research projects and design and troubleshoot experiments independently. Supervision and on-the-job training will be provided in specific methods and techniques. The incumbent must participate in manuscript writing and preparation for publication and may assist in grant writing. The incumbent will be expected to train, supervise and/or collaborate with other lab members and/or off-campus collaborators. Research directions and publications of the Principal Investigator's group can be found linked to the following website: https://www.pharm.stonybrook.edu/faculty/s/jcseeliger
Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, design and conduct experiments related to mycobacterial cell envelope biogenesis and general physiology.
Data collection, analysis and presentation; participation in manuscript writing for publication
Perform other duties as assigned, such as training and supervising laboratory personnel
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.
Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such may be required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are cancelled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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Official Job Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Job Field: Post Doctoral
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Dept Of Pharmacology-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
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