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Postdoctoral Fellow
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 07/08/2021
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Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research Support (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)
Department RWJ-Medicine-Endocrinology-Meb
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 five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, 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—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark’s University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates. 
Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.
Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for the Department of Medicine for the Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. 
Under the direction of the PI, the Postdoc Fellow will conduct specialized research techniques and procedures related to islet-cell biology, with a focus on pancreatic insulin-producing beta cells. This candidate will use their judgment to apply methods and techniques, and to analyze and present data. The Postdoc Fellow will also assist with budgetary, training and admin responsibilities; and will perform general laboratory support tasks to ensure the smooth functioning of the lab. 
Among the key duties of this position are the following: 
* Performs specialized research techniques and procedures related to the cellular and molecular biology of diseases, particularly in the areas of diabetes and obesity. 
* Compiles and analyzes data with appropriate conclusions and recommendations in support of further research, as well as research publications, grant applications and will present data to PI and other lab members. 
* Assists in the establishment of performance standards, as well as in the selection of research methodologies and instrumentation, and coordination of instrumentation and experimental approaches in support of research. 
* Assists with the instruction and training of students, fellows, residents, and research assistants in laboratory techniques/procedures in the area of cellular and molecular biology to carry out research assignments. 
* Submits purchase recommendations to PI for analytic and preparative equipment, cellular and molecular biological reagents, and laboratory operating supplies.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Exempt
Grade 99S
Position Salary
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 Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility None

Minimum Education and Experience
* Ph.D. Degree. 
* Must have a relevant background in Biomedical Sciences, specifically biology, cell biology, genetics and biochemistry/molecular biology. 
* Candidates in all-but-degree (ABD) status will also be considered. 
* A minimum of two (2) years of laboratory experience in cell culture and recombinant DNA.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
* Effective oral and written communication skills; and ability to understand and communicate in English to sufficiently perform the job duties. 
* Computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 
* Ability to work collaboratively and independently.
Preferred Qualifications
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions

Posting Number 21ST1066
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
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