Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics or a related field in hand by June 1, 2022. Experience with DNA molecular biology experiments.
Experience working with yeast or fungi. Experience using microscopy for analysis of cell growth and morphogenesis. Experience in creating GFP fusion proteins and gene deletion mutants. Scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the department of Microbiology and Immunology in the lab of Dr. James Konopka. Please visit James Konopka’s Research to learn more about our department/research. The incumbent will conduct research and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University. The Postdoctoral Associate will have the proven ability to carry out biomedical research as judged by research accomplishments.
Within the predetermined research scope and methodology, conduct research experiments in the field of cell signaling, cellular morphogenesis, and fungal pathogenesis.
Collect and analyze data, including periodical/literature search and utilizing specialized skills in related fields 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.
Training of other lab personnel
Other duties as assigned, which may include attending Scientific Conferences and Meetings.
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.
Evening and weekend work may be required at times.
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The regulation also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The regulation allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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Job Number: 2201402Official Job Title: Postdoctoral AssociateJob Field: Post DoctoralPrimary Location: US-NY-Stony BrookDepartment/Hiring Area: Microbiology and ImmunologySchedule: Full-time Shift :Day Shift Shift Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Posting Start Date: May 19, 2022Posting End Date: Jun 18, 2022, 8:59:00 PMSalary:Commensurate with experienceAppointment Type: RegularSalary Grade:E89To apply, visit https://stonybrooku.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=2201402&tz=GMT-07%3A00&tzname=America%2FLos_Angelesx
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