Postdoctoral Associate

Stony Brook
See job description.
October 07 2021
2103015: Neurology and Behavior: 1169825-1-92017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Postdoctoral Associate

Required Qualifications (As evidenced by attached resume):
Doctoral Degree (foreign equivalent or higher degree) in hand by March 2022. Experience with learning theory, behavioral training, and either imaging or electrophysiology in rodents.

Preferred Qualifications:
PhD or MD (foreign equivalent or higher degree) in Neuroscience, Psychology, Electrophysiology, or Behavior.
Brief Description of Duties: The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the department of Neurobiology & Behavior. Please visit to learn more about our department/research. The incumbent will conduct research and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University. Research will be in the field of Circuit, Systems and Behavioral Neuroscience, executing and analyzing experiments aimed at investigating how sensory context, expectation of incoming sensory stimuli and learning modulate activity in sensory and limbic areas.


  • Collect and analyze data, including periodical/literature search and utilizing specialized skills such as electrophysiological recordings, imaging experiments and behavioral experiments 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 and ordering of supplies as needed.
  • Training of junior investigators and/or students
  • 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. ??In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) order 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. The order also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The order allows for limited medical exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law. Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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Job Number: 2103015

Official Job Title: Postdoctoral Associate

Job Field: Post Doctoral

Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook

Department/Hiring Area: Neurobiology & Behavior

Schedule: Full-time Shift :Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:30am -- 5:00 pm

Posting Start Date: Sep 23, 2021

Posting End Date: Nov 22, 2021, 8:59:00 PM

Salary:Commensurate with experience

Appointment Type: Regular

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