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. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook University Medical Center is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.
Descriptive Title: Postdoctoral Associate REF#: WC-R-7426-12-08-S
Budget Title: same as above Research Foundation Professional Position
Department: Chemistry RF Line#: R30337
Grade: E.89 Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: $38,000 - $49,000
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!

Required Qualifications: PhD in Chemistry. Experience with solid state NMR or diffraction.
Preferred Qualifications: Prior MRI or radio frequency hardware experience. Pulse sequence development or methodology.

Brief Description of Duties: The Postdoctoral Associate will work on a joint project between New York University (Alexej Jerschow) and Stony Brook University (Clare Grey) on MRI of batteries and battery materials. The Postdoctoral Associate would be based at New York University where the bulk of the imaging work would be performed but would be expected to spend time at Stony Brook to work with the Grey group and attend activities associated with NECCES/collaborate with EFRC members. In addition, the Postdoc must actively collaborate with Stony Brook and other locations where relevant. The Postdoc will be required to attend relevant video conference calls on diagnostics and attend biannual meetings.
  • Investigate MRI of batteries and battery materials.
  • Develop in situ MRI methods/advanced pulse sequences for electrochemical systems to compliment in situ diffraction and NMR techniques.
  • Write Manuscripts.
  • Assist with graduate students.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Special Notes: This is a full time position. 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 position is funded by DOE as part of the NECCES EFRC Center (http://necces.chem.sunysb.edu/index.html) for one year, and extended for a second year based on performance. Travel will be required from New York University to Stony Brook University.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a Research Foundation Employment Application, CV and the names of three references (electronic submission is strongly preferred) to:

Lauretta Passanant, Administrative Assistant
Department of Chemistry
Chemistry Building, Room 663
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3400


Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 08/17/2012, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

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Job Category: K) Postdoctoral Positions.
Posting Date: 08/05/2012
Additional Categories: E) Research (professional) and Technical to include lab support positions.