Postdoctoral Associate

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY

Job posting number: #7068741

Posted: August 10, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Postdoctoral Associate

Brief Description of Duties: Two postdoctoral fellow positions are immediately available in Dr. Weiqin Lu’s laboratory at the Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY. Dr. Lu’s lab conducts high-impact, cutting-edge research in the cross areas of metabolism, redox regulation, inflammation, and pancreatic cancer, which is well-funded with the support from NIDDK, NCI, and DoD. Please refer to one of our recent publications for more information (Gastroenterology PMID: 31352001). The Postdoctoral Associates will mainly conduct experiments using novel genetic mouse models for in-depth mechanistic studies of obesity and pancreatitis in pancreatic tumorigenesis. They are expected to independently conduct research projects, prepare manuscriptions for publication, and present research findings at national meetings. A competitive salary with an excellent benefits package will be provided.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D.’s with competitive track records in the areas of mouse genetics, Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and/or Biochemistry. Applicants should possess significant knowledge and hands-on experience in cancer biology and genetically engineered mouse models. The candidates must have publications in highly regarded scientific journal(s) and demonstrate the ability to conduct independent experimental design, research, and data analysis.

Preferred Qualifications: Highly motivated Ph.Ds with a background in pancreatic cancer, cancer metabolism, inflammation, and redox regulation are encouraged to apply. Applicants should have excellent communication skills and possess ability to work cohesively and effectively within the lab.

Contact: Dr. Weiqin Lu, Department of Medicine, Stony Brook University School of Medicine. E-mail:

Special Instructions: Current CV with a list of publications, a cover letter, and contact information (including names and email addresses) for three references should be included with the application. Applications will be received until the positions are filled.

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