Postdoctoral Associate (Computational Biology)

Stony Brook University
Long Island, New York
Salary and benefits commensurate with NIH guidelines
June 28 2016
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type

Required Qualifications: (Evidenced by an attached resume)
PhD with specialization in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics or related area in hand by December 1, 2016. Experience in C or C++ or Python programming.  Previous publication in peer-reviewed journals.

Preferred Qualifications: 
Experience with next-generation sequencing bioinformatics and quantitative methods for analysis of high-throughput biological data.  First authored publication(s) in peer-reviewed journals.

Brief Description of Duties: 
The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics.  The incumbent will conduct research and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University.

  • Development and implementation of methods for analysis of next-generation sequencing data from immunoglobulin sequences.
  • Modeling and quantitative analysis of the mutation process.
  • Participate and assist in writing grants. 
  • Preparing manuscripts for publication in scientific journals and/or presentations. 
  • Attend scientific conferences.
  • Other duties as assigned

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Special Notes: Infrequent travel to attend conferences. 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.

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About Stony Brook:

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.

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Official Job Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Job Field: Post Doctoral
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Applied Math & Statistics-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time  Day Shift  8:30AM-5:00 PM  Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Jun 24, 2016
Posting End Date: Jul 24, 2016
Salary: $38,000 - $49,000
Salary Grade: E89
Appointment Type:Temporary 


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