Campus Description: Stony Brook University has established itself as one of America's most dynamic public universities, a center of academic excellence and a leader in health education, patient care and research. Listed among the top 1 percent of all universities in the world by Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Stony Brook is home to more than 24,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Long Island's premier academic medical center and teaching hospital. With 597 beds, Stony Brook Hospital is the region's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory.
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Descriptive Title: Postdoctoral Associate REF#: HS-R-7766-13-08-F
Budget Title: same as above Research Foundation Professional Position
Department: Pharmacological Sciences RF Line#: TBD
Grade: E.89 Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: Commensurate with experience
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!

Required Qualifications: PhD in a related field or foreign equivalent.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with techniques such as molecular biology, cell culture, confocal microscopy, biochemistry, and mice used in the study of cancer, diabetes, signal transduction, neurobiology, and/or mitochondria.

Brief Description of Duties: The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the Department of Pharmacological Sciences. The incumbent will conduct research on projects related to biochemical, cell culture, and mouse models of cancer, diabetes, neuropharmacology, and/or mitochondrial or lipid biology, and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University.
  • Involves wet lab research.
  • Collect and analyze data, including periodical/literature search and utilizing specialized skills in related field to analyze the collected data.
  • 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:

Ms. Lynda Perdomo-Ayala
Department of Pharmacological Sciences
Basic Sciences Tower L 8, Room# 140

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY, 11794-8651
Fax# 
631-444-9749


Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 09/28/2013, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

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Job Category: K) Postdoctoral Positions.
Posting Date: 08/28/2013
Additional Categories: E) Research (professional) and Technical to include lab support positions.