Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Doctoral degree (or foreign equivalent). Experience with in vitro assessment of viability, proliferation, and differentiation of primary musculoskeletal cells. Experience with in vitro small animal models of skeletal development and regeneration.
Ph.D. or M.D. (or foreign equivalent) in Biomedical Engineering or Biology. Experience with tissue culture utilizing rotating wall vessels. Experience with hindlimb suspension of mice and/or rats. Experience in microCT and biomechanical assessment of bone quality. Experience in histology, immunohistochemistry, and histomorphometry
Brief Description of Duties:
The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator in the department of Orthopaedics. The incumbent will conduct research and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of Stony Brook University. The Postdoctoral Associate must have proven capacity for critical thinking, protocol development, experimental design, and troubleshooting.
Conduct and analyze in vitro experiments to determine the effects of microgravity on osteoblast-osteoclast coupling & communication.
Conduct and analyze in vivo experiments to determine the effects of reduced gravity on bone structure, mechanical integrity, and gene expression.
Within the predetermined research scope and methodology, conduct research experiments in the field of Orthopaedics.
Preparation of abstracts, manuscripts, presentations, and grants.
Other duties as assigned.
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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Department/Hiring Area: Orthopaedics-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: May 22, 2020
Posting End Date: Jun 22, 2020, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: To be completed prior to posting
Salary Grade: E89
Appointment Type: Regular
Internal Number: 2001358
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FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.