International Association for Research on Epstein-Barr virus and Associated Diseases

Funding & employment

Post-Doctoral Associate position
Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University has established itself as one of America's most dynamic public universities, a center of academic excellence and a leader in health education, patient care and research. Listed among the top 1 percent of all universities in the world by Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Stony Brook is home to more than 24,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Long Island's premier academic medical center and teaching hospital. With 603 beds, Stony Brook Hospital is the region's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory.

Descriptive Title: Postdoctoral Associate Budget Title: same as above Department: Pediatric Services
Grade: E.89
REF#: HS-R-9074-14-07-S
Research Foundation Professional Position RF Line#: R1272000
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC Salary: Commensurate with experience
Required Qualifications: PhD in Biological Sciences. Research experience in Virology or Immunology. Experience in molecular biology.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in Human herpesvirology. Proficiency in spoken and written English. At least two publications in English Scientific Journals.

Brief Description of Duties: The Postdoctoral Associate is expected to study lytic activation and viral persistence of Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) as well as EBV-mediated tumorigenesis in B cells. Duties will include:

  • Designing and performing experiments using a variety of techniques including qPCR, qRT-PCR, chromatin immunoprecipitation, cloning, immunoprecipitation, immunofluorescence, Western blotting and FACS to address questions related to their project(s).
  • Initiating and maintaining cell cultures.
  •  Maintaining proper lab records.
  • Providing guidance and training for undergraduate and graduate student researchers.
  • Preparation of manuscripts. May also assist in grant writing.
  • Laboratory maintenance, including equipment maintenance, and ordering of supplies as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned, which may include attending Scientific Conferences and Meetings.

Special Notes: This is a full time position. 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. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Night and weekend work is required. Occasional travel to conferences may be required.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit
a Research Foundation Employment Application ($FI LE/HAFRM011.pdf),
cover letter and
resume to:

Dr. Sumita Bhaduri-McIntosh Department of Pediatrics
Life Sciences Building, Room 158 Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5222