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Rutgers The State University Postdoctoral Associate in New Brunswick, New Jersey

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Recruitment/Posting Title Postdoctoral Associate
Department SAS-DLS-Cell Bio & Neurosci
Salary Annual Salary
Posting Summary
A grant-funded position is open for a first year postdoc, who earned a BS in Veterinary Sciences and a PhD in a biological field, such as Molecular Parasitology, with an emphasis on in vivo research. The successful applicant should have publications and experience in in vitro and in vivo models, including rodent handling, breeding, and dosing: IV, IP, SC, and oral gavage, survival surgeries. They should have experience in laboratory techniques including molecular biology, immunology, ELISA, IFA, SDS-PAGE, blotting method, cDNA cloning, real-time PCR, cell culture, tissue sectioning, processing, and microscopy. Experience in manuscript and grant writing preferred.
Position Status Full Time
Posting Number 24FA0368
Posting Open Date 04/03/2024
Posting Close Date 06/07/2024
Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience
Candidates should have a recent Ph.D. in neurobiology or a related field with one or more first author publications in internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals. Candidates must have effective communication skills and be highly motivated, self-driven, creative, and interactive, with the ability to work collaboratively and independently. A proven record of accomplishment with mouse genetics, histology, rodent stereotaxic brain injections, electrophysiology, optogenetics, and/or mouse behavior is preferred. Experience with script writing and coding skills is a plus. This position requires experience and willingness to work with mice. Salary will be negotiable, competitive, and commensurate with experience.
Certifications/Licenses
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
BS in Veterinary Sciences and a PhD in a biological field, such as Molecular Parasitology with experience in rodent models and cell culture.
Equipment Utilized
Controlled cortical impact device will be used.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Work with rodents.
Overview
Statement
Supervisor: Dr. Bonnie Firestein, Professor
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Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
City Piscataway
State NJ
Location Details
Nelson Biology Labs
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It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, p regnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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