Postdoctoral Associate-Cancer or Molecular Biology

Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, New York
November 05 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Doctoral Degree or foreign equivalent degree. Experience in in vitro or in vivo cancer metastasis models or tumor micromovement or cancer immunology.

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

Brief Description of Duties:

The Department of Anesthesiology is seeking a highly motivated and skillful Postdoctoral Associate to study the underlying mechanisms of cancer metastasis following surgery, and development of therapeutic interventions.

The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the Department of Anesthesiology. 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 area of cancer pharmacology related to cancer recurrence and metastasis.
  • Collect and analyze data, including periodical/literature searches and utilize specialized skills in a related field to analyze the collected data.
  • Participate/assist in manuscript writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentations. May also assist in writing grant proposals.
  • Lab maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering supplies as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned, which may include attending scientific conferences and meetings.

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.

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About Stony Brook:

Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the six Health Sciences schools — Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare — as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.

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For a full position description or to apply online, visit: (Req. # 1803253)


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