Postdoctoral Associate, Neurobiology & Behavior

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, New York
Oct 16, 2020
Nov 15, 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Entry Level

Postdoctoral Associate, Neurobiology & Behavior

Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Doctoral Degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in hand by September 30, 2020. Experience with cell culture.

Preferred Qualifications:
Doctoral Degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in Neuroscience in hand by September 30, 2020. Experience with human ESC derived neuron culture. Experience working with rodents.

Brief Description of Duties:
The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the department of Neurobiology & Behavior in studying cellular (neuronal) senescence, selective vulnerability, inflammaging and Parkinson’s disease. The Postdoctoral Associate will use cell culture, neuron culture, plasmid transfection, stereotactic surgery, gene expression analyses (RNA-Seq, single cell Seq. etc) and confocal microscopy. The incumbent will conduct research and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University, and will be responsible for the following:

• 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, mouse care and ordering of supplies as needed.

• Other duties or projects as assigned, which may include attending Scientific meetings.

Special Notes: This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.

Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.

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