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Postdoctoral Associate

Job Description

Postdoctoral Associate

Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Doctoral degree (or foreign equivalent) in the biological sciences. Experience in basic cell and molecular biology techniques. 

Preferred Qualifications:
The candidate should have experience in:

  • Conducting experiments using cell culture and mouse models;
  • Data analysis and manuscript preparation, including producing figures for manuscripts;
  • Laboratory maintenance, including keeping a detailed laboratory notebook, and managing undergraduate students.

Brief Description of Job Duties:
The successful individual will be appointed as a Postdoctoral Associate in the Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine. Potential candidates can be appointed to the NIH Training Grant (based on eligibility).

The laboratory of Dr. Sandeep Mallipattu in the Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine at Stony Brook University School of Medicine is seeking highly motivated candidates for postdoctoral training related to kidney research. Our research program focuses on identifying mechanisms involved in the development and progression of kidney disease secondary to cancer, chemotherapeutics, autoimmune disease, infection, and metabolic disorders (such as diabetes and hypertension). Specifically, we investigate the mechanisms that regulate proliferation, differentiation, and regeneration in the kidney. We are currently using novel in vitro and in vivo approaches to establish the physiological and pathophysiological models for these disease processes in the kidney; as well as high-throughput screening strategies to identify small molecular compounds that might serve as novel therapeutic agents in kidney disease.

Successful applicants may select from multiple projects and should have experience in most of the following areas: 1) Background in cell/molecular biology, 2) Experience with mouse models, 3) Experience with cell and molecular biology techniques including PCR, western blotting, flow cytometry, cell culture and immunohistochemistry assays.  The applicant must have excellent writing and communication skills and will be expected to take an active role in oral presentations, manuscript preparation and grant applications. The applicant will also be responsible for the supervision and training of other lab members. 

 Specific Duties: 

  • Within the predetermined research scope and methodology, conduct experiments and data analysis.
  • Literature searches; staying current in the field by reading and discussing the literature and experimental results with the supervisor and PI.  
  • Participate/Assist with writing and preparing manuscripts based on the experimental findings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

We offer competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants eligible for NIH training grants are encouraged to apply.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and the positions will remain open until filled. Only selected applicants will be contacted for an interview. Please submit cover letter, Curriculum Vitae (including list of publications) and at least two reference contacts.

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.

In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation that all hospitals and nursing homes “continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19,” Candidates who are not already vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol. Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later. 

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.

Visit The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs to learn more about our postdoctoral community.  

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

Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

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Job Number:
Official Job Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Job Field
: Post Doctoral
Primary Location
: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Medicine / Nephrology
: Full-time 
 :Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:30am - 5:00pm 
Posting Start Date
: Mar 27, 2023
Posting End Date
: Apr 26, 2023, 11:59:00 PM
Salary:Commensurate with experience
Appointment Type: Regular
Salary Grade:E89
SBU Area:The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook

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