Required Qualifications (As evidenced by an attached resume) :
PhD (or foreign equivalent) in Physics or Biophysics or a closely related field in hand by February 15, 2020.
Strong background and research experience in nonequilibrium statistical physics, protein and cell biophysics, and evolutionary dynamics. Knowledge of the Maximum Caliber principle.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator, Ken Dill, in the Laufer Center for Physical and Quantitative Biology. The incumbent will conduct research ensuring that all policies and procedures of Stony Brook University are followed.
Conduct research on problems of fundamental nonequilibrium statistical physics, and with applications to protein and cell evolution dynamics. Will write code associated with the research, and run and interpret computer simulations.
Conduct research on problems of theoretical nonequilibrium statistical physics broadly for the evolution of proteins and biological cells, and for foundational matters of statistical mechanics. May need to write code associated with the research, and run and interpret computer simulations.
Utilize relevant scientific literature and interpret it within the context of the modeling.
Participate/assist in manuscript writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentations. May also assist in grant writing.
Other duties as assigned, which may include attending scientific conferences and meetings or graduate teaching.
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, 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. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollock House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.
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Department/Hiring Area: Laufer Center-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Jan 2, 2020
Posting End Date: Jan 17, 2020, 4:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Salary Grade: E89
Appointment Type: Regular
Internal Number: 1904251
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