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Postdoc-Dept. of Pathology/Surgery-Stony Brook University, USA (New York)

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Location: Stony Brook, New York (US)

Deadline: 27/07/2016

Description

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 five Health Sciences schools — Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, 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 160 pediatric specialists, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region. The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator (Dr. Joseph Kim) in the Department of Pathology/Surgery. The incumbent must possess a strong work ethic, scientific creativity and strong written and verbal communication skills.

The laboratory is focused on understanding the role (signaling pathways and potential therapeutic avenues) of chemokine receptors in GI malignancies.
• Projects include, dissecting the signaling pathways of chemokine receptors and applying novel therapeutic candidates to GI cancer cells in vitro and in vivo.
• Participate in research data collection and documentation within relevant guidelines and protocols.
• Publish results in scientific journals, assist in grant applications, mentor students and resident, and participate in research meetings.

Required Qualifications

PhD or foreign equivalent degree.

Preferred Qualifications

PhD in Biological Science, related field, or foreign equivalent. Prefer expertise includes the following skills, but not limited to: cell culture, molecular and cell biology techniques, mouse handling, protein evaluation (immunoblotting and histology), confocal microscopy, quantitative image analysis, invasion, migration assay and multicolor flow cytometry. Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at stonybrook.edu/tobacco free.

If you need a disability related accommodation, please call the University Human Resource Services Department at (631) 632 6161 or the University Hospital Human Resources Department at (631) 4444700. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (631) 632 6350. It can also be viewed on line at the University Police website at //www.stonybrook.edu/police.

How to apply

Job Id Req. #1504048

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