Postdoctoral Researcher

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Postdoctoral Researcher
Classification Title Postdoctoral Associate
Posting Number R1700086
Employer Research Foundation
Appointment Type
Position Type
Appointment Term
Salary Grade E.8
Strategic Strength

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

The State University of New York at Buffalo invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher to join Dr. Paul Cullen’s research group in the Departments of Biological Sciences, Microbiology and Immunology and Oral Biology. A position is available for a Postdoctoral Associate in the areas of signal transduction and morphogenesis. The team uses interdisciplinary approaches to study the role of MAP kinase pathways in fungal development. MAP kinase pathways are of central importance in understanding cell behavior, development, and human health. The Cullen lab is specifically interested in the connection between mucin-type receptors to Rho GTPases in MAP kinase activation and fungal pathogenesis ( The successful applicant will conduct independent research. Opportunities exist for training in cell biology, genetics, biochemistry, and genomics that will result in publications and significant career advancement.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualified applicants should have a Ph.D. in the biological sciences and experience in molecular and biochemical approaches.

Extensive experience in at least one of the following fields: genetics, molecular biology, or protein purification

Experience with yeast and/or other model genetic organisms useful but not required

Experience with fluorescence microscopy

Fluent English speaking and writing

Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in biochemistry and/or genetics or genomics is preferred.

Physical Demands
Salary Range $35,000 – $45,000
Work Hours
FTE 1.0
Campus North Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are required to provide details concerning publications. A PhD thesis, if available, can be provided as an additional supporting document.

Close DateExternal Closing Date 06/15/2018
Open Until Filled No

Contact Information

Contact's Name Paul Cullen
Contact's Title Associate Professor
Contact's Email
Contact's Phone 716-645-4923

Posting Dates

Posted 06/16/2017
Deadline for internal applicants
Deadline for external applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled

Reference Letters

Number of reference letters required
Reference Cutoff Date
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Publications
Optional Documents
  1. Additional Supporting Documentation 2