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Scientist, Assistant Professor, Cancer Center/Pathology, MALDI


Stony Brook University: Health Sciences: Renaissance School of Medicine: Cancer Center

Location Stony Brook, New York

Open Date Apr 17, 2020

Deadline May 17, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time



The Cancer Center is looking for a Research Scientist who will perform sample preparation, matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization (MALDI) imaging, and data analysis in the new Imaging Mass Spectrometry (IMS) Core at Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY. Along with experience, the ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills with the ability to exchange information as needed with staff and PIí»s. Must be detail oriented with a demonstrated ability of organization by keeping accurate and clear records and is able to prioritize workload and perform multiple tasks efficiently.


The Research Scientist duties and expectations are as follows:


• Work closely with and support the users of the IMS.


• Effectively collaborate with the users on frozen or formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues on conductive slides, use a robotic sprayer to spray enzymes/matrix onto tissue sections, set up MALDI imaging experiments, perform histology stains, and perform imaging data analysis.


• Demonstrate knowledge about MALDI imaging analysis, SCiLS lab, iLAB, MATLAB, and statistical analysis methods.


• Prepare reports about the obtained results in PowerPoint and excel to be sent to users.


• Frequently interact with IMS Core users, requiring good people skills.


• Keep the IMS Core facility clean, monitor inventory levels, order materials and supplies as needed, and keep records of all experiments performed in accordance with established policies and procedures.


Special Note: This position may involve travel for the purposes of continuing education and advanced training in MALDI based imaging.


Note: Selected candidates will hold faculty appointments in the appropriate School of Medicine department based on the incumbentí»s area of expertise.



Required Qualifications: PhD, MD or PhD/MD researcher with at least 3 years of mass spectrometry experience. Experience in biological sciences, chemistry or other closely relatable field, laboratory procedures, data management and strong computer skills.


Preferred Qualifications: Related work experience in a comparable lab performing MALDI mass spectrometry imaging, MALDI spectrometry or other mass spectrometry imaging techniques.


Application Instructions

All application materials must be submitted online. Please visit https://apptrkr.com/1900337 to begin your application. For technical support, please visit Interfolio's Support Site (https://support.interfolio.com/) or reach out to their Scholar Service Team at help@interfollio.com or (877) 997-8807.


For questions regarding this position, please contact Christine Linneman at cancercenterfacultyapplicants@stonybrookmedicine.edu.


Special Notes

Tenure/Non-Tenure Track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. To qualify for tenure and/or a senior faculty appointment, the candidate must meet the criteria established by the School of Medicine (School of Medicine's Criteria for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure). Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.


Campus Description

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 five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, 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.


For more information about Stony Brook Cancer Center Research, please visit:



The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.


In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request by calling (631) 632- 6350. It can also be viewed online at the University Police website at http://www.stonybrook.edu/police.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information,veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.


If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the university office of institutional diversity and equity at (631)632-6280.


For more information and to apply, visit: https://apptrkr.com/1900337