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Postdoctoral Fellow
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Posted 12/29/2021
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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-Anesthesiology
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 the Department of Anesthesiology within the New Jersey Medical School.  Pan Lab seeks to employ a Postdoctoral Fellow to assist with increased workload. We seek a candidate with experience in electrophysiology, patch clamp, data analysis, and the writing of manuscripts.  In addition, we need a member who can assist other staff with equipment and laboratory procedures.
The Postdoctoral Fellow will perform complex research experiments with concentration on mu opioid receptor echanisms and functions, and development of novel pain relief drugs.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Participates in experimental design; carries out experiments specific to mu opioid receptor mechanisms.
  • Skilled in electrophysiology.
  • Experienced with patch clamp techniques.
  • Operates/maintains equipment.
  • Records/analyzes data.
  • Maintains data notebook per department/PI standards.
  • Contributes to writing of manuscripts.
  • Submits proposal for post-doctoral fellowship funding.

Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Exempt
Grade 99S
Position Salary 53,760.00
Annual Minimum Salary
Annual Mid Range Salary
Annual Maximum Salary
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Non-Union
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.

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

Minimum Education and Experience
  • PhD with prior lab experience. 
  • Chronic pain study is a plus.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Preferred Qualifications
  • Good communications skills, and the ability to work in a collaborative environment.
Equipment Utilized
  • General lab equipment.
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 25 pounds.
Laboratory environment.
Special Conditions

Posting Number 21ST3902
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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