Postdoctoral Fellow in Biology

Rutgers The State University

United States

Post-doctoral Fellow in Biology

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Candidates should submit their CV, a cover letter describing research interests and career goals, copy of their PhD degree and list of 3 references to Dr. Mirjana Seskar at mseskar@sebs.rutgers.edu. Review of applications will commence immediately. Candidates must also apply electronically on https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/183109

Position Details

Position Information

 

Recruitment/Posting Title Post-doctoral Fellow in Natural Product Chemistry
Department SEBS-Plant Biology
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary
Summary: Applications are invited for a NIH-funded Postdoctoral fellowship Institutional Training Grant entitled “Training in Botanical Approaches to Combat Metabolic Syndrome”. Seeking PhD with biochemical, biomedical, or analytical chemistry research experience interested in studying the application of modern methods of mass spectrometry and chromatography to natural product research. Fellowship provides up to three years of funding for training in lab skills and coursework necessary for establishing an independent research career. The candidate will work at Rutgers University under the guidance of Dr. Ilya Raskin (https://sites.rutgers.edu/ilya-raskin-lab/) in partnership with Pennington Biomedical Research Center of Louisiana State University. The successful applicant will join a well-established, diverse, and collaborative research team, and have access to the resources of two major research universities. Candidate must be a US citizen or permanent resident (green card holder).
Candidates should submit their CV, a cover letter describing research interests and career goals, copy of their PhD degree and list of 3 references to Dr. Mirjana Seskar at mseskar@sebs.rutgers.edu. Review of applications will commence immediately. Candidates must also apply electronically on https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/183109

Key duties: Extraction, isolation, quantification, and characterization of bioactive compounds from plants through mass spectrometry, spectrophotometry, chromatography, and functional assays related to the role of natural products in treating and preventing metabolic syndrome. Willingness and ability to train and mentor students is expected.

Requirements: Candidates must be a US citizen or green card holder. PhD degree in analytical chemistry, biochemistry, natural products chemistry or other closely related field. Knowledge of the biological effects of phytochemicals on the molecular and physiological aspects of chronic, non-communicable diseases. Experience with MS instrumentation is highly desirable. Candidates must have strong communication and interpersonal skills, a publication record consistent with the position, and an interest in natural products and human health.

Position Status  
COVID-19 Immunization Requirement
Under Policy 60.1.35, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility. Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID-19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at https://coronavirus.rutgers.edu/covid-19-vaccine. Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a prospective employee’s offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Posting Number 22FA1197
Posting Open Date 10/18/2022
Posting Close Date  
Qualifications

 

Minimum Education and Experience
PhD degree in analytical chemistry, biochemistry, natural products chemistry or other closely related field.
Certifications/Licenses
PhD certification
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of the biological effects of phytochemicals on the molecular and physiological aspects of chronic, non-communicable diseases. Experience with MS instrumentation is highly desirable. Candidates must have strong communication and interpersonal skills, a publication record consistent with the position, and an interest in natural products and human health.
Equipment Utilized  
Physical Demands and Work Environment  
Overview  
Statement
Candidates must be a US citizen or green card holder.
Posting Details

 

Special Instructions to Applicants
Candidates should submit their CV, a cover letter describing research interests and career goals, copy of their PhD degree and list of 3 references to Dr. Mirjana Seskar at mseskar@sebs.rutgers.edu. Review of applications will commence immediately. Candidates must also apply electronically on https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/183109
Quick Link to Posting https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/183109
Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Cook (RU-New Brunswick)
City New Brunswick
State NJ
Location Details
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Department of Plant Biology,
59 Dudley Road – Foran Hall,
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Pre-employment Screenings

 

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.
Immunization Requirements

 

Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

 

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Are you a US Citizen or a Permanent Resident?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of Professional References (contact Info)
  4. Certifications/Licenses
Optional Documents
  1. Research Statement


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