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.
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Descriptive Title: Postdoctoral Associate (3 Positions) REF#: WC-R-7715-13-01-S
Budget Title: IRADCA Postdoctoral Associate Research Foundation Professional Position
Department: Graduate School RF Line#: R0264, R0265, R0266
Grade: E.89 Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: Commensurate with experience
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in one of the Biological Sciences fields.
Preferred Qualifications: Expressed interest in working with underrepresented groups.

Brief Description of Duties: The IRACDA New York - Consortium for the Advancement of Postdocs (NY-CAPS) program is a full time - three year Postdoctoral Fellowship (renewed annually) designed to provide balanced training in research, teaching, and professional development for Postdoctoral fellows seeking to pursue highly productive academic careers as scholar/teacher/researchers. The Postdoctoral Associates will assist the Principal Investigator and will conduct research and ensure that all experiments and data analysis are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University.

Through a blended model of research and teaching, NY-CAPS Postdoctoral Fellows receive mentor training in research, a diversity of pedagogical training, and practical exposure to a range of academic institutions. NY-CAPS Fellows will engage in a rigorous training program that complements traditional research training with several modalities for pedagogical training, as well as a mentor teaching experiences at one of three partnering institutions; The City University of New York Brooklyn College, The State University of New York Old Westbury and/or Suffolk County Community College.
  • Under the direction of Principal Investigators, the incumbents will participate in conducting research in the Biological Science field. This includes designing experiments, collecting and analyzing data using specialized techniques.
  • The Postdoctoral Associates will take part in mentoring at one of the participating institutions (CUNY Brooklyn College, SUNY Old Westbury, and/or SCCC) and participate in designing a course, co-teaching, distance learning etc., to foster and strengthen the overall teaching and research opportunity at the partner institutions.

Special Notes: These are full time, three year positions, which are renewed on an annual basis. Candidates must be a US citizen or a Permanent Resident, as per NIH guidelines. 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, Curriculum Vitae, Personal Statement (Submit 1-2 pages that highlights your career goals, paying specific attention to your previous experiences in research and teaching, as well as your interest in working with underrepresented minority groups. Please speak in detail about your commitment to teaching, your future career goals and any previous experience you have working with underrepresented students.), and three Letters of Recommendation (one of these letters must be from your Ph.D. advisor/P.I.) to:

Kathryne Piazzola, CIE Administrator

Graduate School
Computer Science Building, Room 2401

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11790-4422
Fax#: (631) 632-1837



Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 02/18/2013, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

THE RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF SUNY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
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Job Category: K) Postdoctoral Positions.
Posting Date: 01/20/2013
Additional Categories: E) Research (professional) and Technical to include lab support positions.