Campus Description: 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 NewYorkBlue 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.
Descriptive Title: Postdoctoral Associate REF#: WC-R-7731-13-02-S
Budget Title: same as above Research Foundation Professional Position
Department: Neurobiology and Behavior RF Line#: TBD
Grade: E.89 Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: Commensurate with experience
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!

Required Qualifications: Doctoral Degree or foreign equivalent degree.
Preferred Qualifications: PhD or MD in Biology or Biomedical Science.

Brief Description of Duties: The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the department of Neurobiology and Behavior. 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 the field of Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology. Mechanisms underlying the control of Neuronal Phenotype and Survival, including pain transmission, retrograde axonal signaling and neurodegeneration.
  • Lead the research effort and will be in charge of collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data. He/she will also be involved in training junior lab members.
  • 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.
  • Other duties as assigned, which may include attending Scientific Conferences and Meetings.

Special Notes: This is a full time employment, 40 hours per week. 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. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a Research Foundation Employment Application, cover letter and resume to:

Roberto Martinez, Recruiting Specialist
Human Resource Services
390 Administration Building
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-0751


Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 04/19/2013, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FEMALES, MINORITIES, DISABLED, VETERANS.
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Job Category: K) Postdoctoral Positions.
Posting Date: 02/17/2013
Additional Categories: E) Research (professional) and Technical to include lab support positions.