Postdoctoral Associate – Virology | Molecular Biology @ Stony Brook University: 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 New York Blue 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.

Postdoctoral Associate – Virology | Molecular Biology @ Stony Brook University

Required Qualifications:  (As evidenced by an attached resume)

Doctoral degree or Foreign equivalent. Understanding of experimental procedures used to study viral pathogenesis, cell signaling, and transcriptional responses. Knowledge of cell signaling pathways, analysis of cell proteins and transcriptional responses, and familiarity with endothelial cell signaling responses, functions, and interactions.

Preferred Qualifications:
Publications on viral cell interactions or regulation. Two (2) years of Virology Research experience. Two (2) years of Molecular Biology experience.  Analysis of signaling pathways and transcriptional responses.  Experience in Flavivirus or hantavirus pathogenesis.

Brief Description of Duties:
The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology.  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 Virology and viral pathogenesis.
  • Collect and analyze data, including periodical/literature search and utilizing specialized skills in related virology and molecular biology 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.
  • Other duties as assigned, which may include attending Scientific Conferences and Meetings.

Postdoctoral Associate – Virology | Molecular Biology @ Stony Brook University

Special Notes:

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.

Postdoctoral Associate – Virology | Molecular Biology @ Stony Brook University

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Job Field:Post Doctoral
Primary Location:US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area:Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Posting Start Date:Jul 17, 2018
Posting End Date:Jul 31, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Salary:$47,500 – $53,000/[email protected] CWE
Salary Grade:E89
Appointment Type:Regular


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