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Postdoctoral Fellow
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 10/24/2021
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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 RSDM-Oral Biology
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 Postdoctoral Fellow for the Oral Biology Department within the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM).  Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the Postdoctoral Fellow will perform research with a focus on identifying important markers of inflammatory bowel disease and examining a potential therapeutic strategy for treatment of these diseases. 
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Performs cell culture (human cells and immortalized cells).
  • Performs white blood cell isolation and ex vivo treatments to these cells.
  • Performs immunophenotyping on human cells PCR.
  • Acquires patient blood samples from collaborators at University Hospital.
  • Maintains laboratory equipment to meet unique needs of the research activity.
  • Assists with preparation of grant proposals, presentations and publications. 
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. in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Immunology, or a related field.
  • Experience with protein expression, immune cell markers and CPR is essential. 
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • A working knowledge of cellular biology, molecular biology, immunology, and inflammatory diseases are necessary.
  • Expertise in a broad range of molecular tissue culture and RT-PCR.
  • The ideal candidate must be extremely self-motivated, organized and detail-oriented but also must have the capacity to synergistically interact with other lab members.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential. 
Preferred Qualifications
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • Ability to lift up to ten (10) pounds. 
Special Conditions

Posting Number 21ST3405
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS)
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