Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Ph.D. (or foreign equivalent) in Neuroscience or a closely related field. Experience with translational neuroscience. Proficiency in conducting studies involving rodents.
Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience or familiarity with ischemic neuroprotection research.
Brief Description of Duties: A mentored postdoctoral position in ischemic neuroprotection is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Marc Halterman (Professor & Chair, Department of Neurology, Stony Brook University). The goals of the project include the development of neuroprotective approaches to limit reperfusion injury, hemorrhagic transformation, and systemic inflammation after ischemic stroke. Themes emphasized in this project include mechanisms of ischemia-reperfusion injury, vascular biology, and clinically tractable interventions to limit systemic innate immune activation. The incumbent must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Research productivity is an essential component.
Project Management Under the direction of the PI with latitude for independent judgment, directs smaller research projects, significant aspects of large research projects, or works independently in a phase of research of a complex project. Analyzes and evaluates experimental data and interprets results within the scope of the study; assess the importance of findings of the general research program.
Manuscript and Grant Preparation Manuscripts - Prepares written reports on aspects of the research projects; contributes to the design interpretation and final writing of research publications, thereby meeting expectations for co-authorship of scientific publications; assists the PI with finalizing, uploading and tracking the status of manuscripts through the editorial review process; oversees the upkeep of Endnote Database of study relevant publications required for grant and manuscript formatting. Grants - Contributes to the writing of research proposals, prepares regulatory documentation required for the performance of research. Writes protocols for the conduct of research, which includes the purposes of the study, design of experiments, lists of materials, and methods used.
Procedures Under the direction of the PI, assists with developing and installing operating procedures for the laboratory and independently operates complex equipment. Develops and modifies test methods, selects procedures for data collection and handling.
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.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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Official Job Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Job Field: Post Doctoral
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Neurology-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
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