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Postdoctoral Fellow
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 05/08/2021
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Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)
Department NJMS-PHRI CENTER-Z30001

New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and six centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, clinical and translational research, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.
Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.
Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state including New Brunswick, Piscataway, Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Blackwood, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Rutgers RBHS is an anchor institution that boasts locations in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a motivated Postdoctoral Fellow for Public Health Research Institute within the New Jersey Medical School.

Under the direction of Principal Investigator (PI) the Postdoctoral Fellow will conduct experiments aimed to characterize the mechanisms of regulation of iron homeostasis in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Performs molecular biology experiments including PCR, DNA isolation, gene cloning as well as RNA analysis.
  • Will purify recombinant proteins and conduct protein-protein and protein- DNA interaction assays.
  • Works with cell lines.
  • Will conduct microbiological assays in aseptic conditions and culture Mycobacterium tuberculosis in BSL-3 safety conditions.
  • Performs data analysis for statistic significance and document results for publication.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Exempt
Grade 99S
Position Salary $53,460.00
Annual Minimum Salary
Annual Mid Range Salary
Annual Maximum Salary
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Non-Union
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Temporary Staff Appointment - Salaried 12 Month
Position Pension Eligibility None

Minimum Education and Experience
  • We are seeking a recently graduated PhD.
  • Should have a working knowledge of one or more of the following disciplines achieved through undergraduate and graduate studies, and laboratory experience gained through direct laboratory experience in cell biology, bacteriology, biochemistry, molecular biology, and basic immunology.
  • Oral and written communication skills a must.
  • Candidate in all-but-degree status will also be considered.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Preferred Qualifications
  • The candidate must have solid expertise in molecular biology, protein biochemistry and microbiology techniques. Previous experience in cell line culture, immunological assays and microscopy are highly desired.
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements. Must be able to lift or exert force up to ten (10) pounds.

Laboratory environment. Moderate noise.

Special Conditions

Posting Number 21ST0626
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Position is contingent upon continued grant funding.

Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS)
Location Details

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