Stony Brook University Postdoctoral Associate in Southhampton, New York

Postdoctoral Associate


Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):

Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in Biology, Marine Science or related field in hand by June 30, 2019. Experience with research and publishing on harmful algal blooms. Experience with performing field and culture experiments with phytoplankton. Experience with field studies of harmful algal blooms. Experience with the identification of harmful algae.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with the use of flow cytometry for quantifying plankton populations. Experience with an imaging flow cytobot. Experience with isolating nucleic acids. Experience with PCR, qPCR, or RT qPCR. Experience with processing and analyzing high throughput sequencing data sets such as transcriptomes, bar-coded DNA sequencing, metagenomes, or genomes.

Brief Description of Duties:

The Postdoctoral Associate will support multiple on-going projects in the fields of bioinformatics and molecular biology in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences. The incumbent will conduct research and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University.

  • Write manuscripts and grants

  • Analyze field samples with an imagining flow cytobot

  • Analyze field samples with a flow cytometer

  • Conduct experiments with phytoplankton and zooplankton cultures and assemblages.

  • Perform PCR and sequencing on target genes and organisms.

  • Analyze high-throughput sequencing data sets

  • Attending Scientific Conferences and Meetings.

  • Other duties as assigned.

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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Job Field: Post Doctoral

Primary Location: US-NY-Southhampton

Official Job Title: Postdoctoral Associate

Department/Hiring Area: School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences

The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook

Schedule: Full-time

Pass Days: Day Shift

Posting Start Date: Dec 26, 2018

Posting End Date: Jan 25, 2019, 11:59:00 PM

Salary: Commensurate with experience within the range of $47,500 - $55,000.

Salary Grade: E89

Req ID: 1803622