Postdoctoral Research Associate/Research Support Specialist

State University of New York at Stony Brook
Stony Brook is in Long Island, easy access to New York city. Minutes to beaches and parks.
Salary is commensurate with experience and according to university policy. Excellent benefit.
October 19 2018
Position Type
Full Time
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Unique career opportunity for a highly motivated scientist to study the mechanisms and develop intervention of cancer metastasis following surgery.  Highly qualified candidates without a doctorate can be considered for the position of Research Support Specialist.  Inquiry for visiting scholar in anesthesiology/surgery related research is welcome. Join our team to impact the clinical practice with top quality research and innovation.  

Recurrence in distant vital organs after surgical removal of primary tumors represents the main cause of death.  We study the effects of anesthesia and surgery on cancer metastasis in preclinical animal models and the underlying mechanisms.  Results from our research would provide a robust evidence-based rational for change of clinical practice to reduce the recurrence after surgical resection of primary tumors.

Postdoctoral Associate 

Required Qualifications: Doctoral Degree or foreign equivalent degree. Experience in in vitro or in vivo cancer metastasis models or tumor microenvironment or cancer immunology.

Preferred Qualification: PhD in Cancer Biology or Molecular Biology, Pathology or Pharmacology.

Brief Description of Duties: 

The Postdoctoral Associate will conduct in vivo (animal models) and in vitro (cell culture) experiments to evaluate the effects of drugs or interventions on cancer metastasis following surgery.   Design and conduct experiments to investigate the underlying mechanisms.  Collect and analyze data, including literature search and utilizing specialized skills in related field to analyze the collected data. Assist in manuscript and grant writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentations.  Lab maintenance and other duties as assigned, which may include attending Scientific Conferences and Meetings.

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