• Postdoctoral Fellow

    Job Location(s) US-NY-Old Westbury
    Posted Date 1 year ago(2/27/2018 1:07 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1443
    Division
    Basic Sciences
    # of Openings
    1
    Position Type
    Staff
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Overview

    New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and medicine. A non-profit, independent, private, and nonsectarian institution of higher education, NYIT has more than 9,000 students worldwide.

     

    Since 1955, NYIT has pursued its mission to: provide career-oriented professional education, give all qualified students access to opportunity, and support research and scholarship that benefit the larger world.

     

    For more information, visit nyit.edu.

     

    Responsibilities

    Motivated scientists will use preclinical models and patient-derived tissues to understand the biology of pediatric brain tumors and to identify safer and more effective therapies. He/she will focus on the molecular and cellular mechanisms of brain development and tumorigenesis. In addition, the incumbent will be exposed to various training opportunities including grant and manuscript writing, mentoring undergraduate and medical students.

    Qualifications

    Doctoral degree with relevant background in neuroscience, developmental biology, cancer biology, or genetics/genomics is required. Candidates with solid laboratory training in cell biological methods, experiences and background of in vivo electroporation and mouse surgery are encouraged to apply. Proficiency in mouse husbandry and in vivo mouse experimentation is preferred. The candidate will have scientific creativity, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to use scientific software for data analysis.

     

    NYIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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