Required Qualifications: PhD in Biological Chemistry, Plant Biology, or Plant Virology by December 31, 2017. Experience in agrobacterium research. Experience in cell and molecular biology techniques. Proven record of publication in internationally recognized scientific journals. Experience in presenting data at scientific meetings. Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of Plant Biology on molecular and cellular level. Knowledge of plant proteasomal degradation systems. Knowledge of techniques to genetically cross Arabidopsis plants. Experience in confocal microscopy. Brief Description of Duties: Perform guided research on agrobacterium using BiFC, confocal microscope, comet assay and tumor assay. Perform guided research on plant viruses using molecular biology techniques. Generation of Arabidopsis and N. benthamiana transgenic plants. Summarize data for publication in scientific journals. Present research at meetings, both internal and external at scientific conferences and meetings. Other duties as assigned. Special Notes: 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. Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at stonybrook.edu/tobaccofree. About Stony Brook: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities such as the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, the National Synchrotron Light Source, and the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, and the New York Blue IBM BG/L+P supercomputer, owned by Stony Brook and managed by BNL. Stony Brook is a partner in managing the Laboratory for the Department of Energy, and is the largest institutional scientific user of BNL facilities. As such, many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments can be arranged. Equal Opportunity Employer, females, minorities, disabled, veterans. If you need a disability related accommodation, please call the University Human Resource Services Department at (631) 632- 6161 or the University Hospital Human Resources Department at (631) 444-4700. In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (631) 632- 6350. It can also be viewed on line at the University Police website at http://www.stonybrook.edu/police.
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