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Postdoctoral Associate
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Postdoctoral Associate
**Postdoctoral Associate**


**Required Qualifications: (As Evidenced by an Attached Resume)?:**

Ph.D. in Computer Sciences, Engineering, Neuroscience, Psychology or a related field and/or M.D. degree. Experience working on research studies. Contributions to publications in scientific journals.

**Preferred Qualifications:?**

Experience in image analysis. Experience working on imaging research studies.

**Brief Description of Duties:**

A Postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University. The candidate will work with a clinical research team involved in treatment of research participants with psychiatric disorders. The treatments range from conventional medications to novel therapeutics such as sleep deprivation therapy. The candidate will also aid in recruitment of research participants by contacting physicians throughout Stony Brook Medicine and nearby clinics. The overall goal of the imaging studies on which the candidate will be working is to improve detection and treatment of depression and other mental illnesses. We are an imaging lab dedicated to understanding the molecular underpinnings of mental illness using multiple approaches.

The candidate will have immediate access to brain imaging data acquired from multiple universities, including Stony Brook. This includes >200 Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging datasets from tracers that bind serotonergic, dopaminergic, glutamatergic and other targets. This rich dataset will be used for the successful candidate's publications and grant proposals, with guidance from expert PET researchers and statistical support (from the Biostatistical Consulting Core). In addition, the candidate will have access to numerous internal funding mechanisms to obtain funding for independent research initiatives. The goal is to train the postdoctoral research fellow for a successful, independent career in neuroimaging research. With guidance, the successful candidate will be able to develop first author publications, present work at national and international conferences and submit proposals for internal and external funding. The successful candidate has to be self-motivated and able to work in a team. The successful candidate under the direction of the PI and will collaborate within and outside of the institution and will:

+ Screen participants for research imaging studies through evaluation of diagnostic criteria and oversee treatment team. Explain the research study to the participants and obtain informed consent. After receiving training on the study protocols, oversee ongoing imaging studies, will also participate in implementing new study protocols, including novel therapeutics.

+ Publish results in peer-reviewed journals including new data and analyses of previously collected data with guidance and direction from more senior lab members.

+ Develop new research protocols and competitive proposals for internal and external funding, with guidance from senior faculty members.

+ Interface with other physicians/clinicians for the purposes of participant recruitment and treatment for participants.

+ Correspond with the IRB and RDRC for existing and new PET studies.

+ Present data at internal meetings, national and international conferences. Participate in department and School of Medicine training opportunities including Grand Rounds and grant/manuscript review.

**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.

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_Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the six Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region._

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**Job Field:** Post Doctoral

**Primary Location:** US-NY-Stony Brook

**Official Job Title:** Postdoctoral Associate

**Department/Hiring Area:** Psychiatry

The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook

**Schedule:** Full-time

**Pass Days:** Day Shift

**Posting Start Date:** Jun 5, 2018

**Posting End Date:** Jun 19, 2018, 10:59:00 PM

**Salary:** $47,500 - $53,000/Ann@1.0FTE CWE

**Salary Grade:** E89
**Req ID:** 1801383

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