Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
PVN ID: RC-1806-002530
Category: Research

Job Description

General Description

Postdoctoral positions are currently available in the Elbaum-Garfinkle lab at the Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) at the Graduate Center, CUNY.

The Elbaum-Garfinkle lab is an interdisciplenary team of scientists studying disordered proteins at the nexus of liquid phase separation and pathological aggregation. Using single-molecule fluorescence tools, material science methodology, and C. elegans genetics, our group probes the mechanism and regulation of protein self-assembly on the molecular, material and organismal levels. 

Highly motivated applicants with a strong background in quantitative microscopy, protein biochemistry or C. elegans are particularly encouraged to apply. "





Other Duties


Applicants should upload a CV and Cover Letter briefly summarizing previous expertise and current/future interests

About the Research Foundation

The Research Foundation of The City University of New York (RFCUNY) was established as a not-for-profit educational corporation chartered by the State of New York in 1963. RFCUNY supports CUNY faculty and staff in identifying and obtaining external support (pre-award) from government and private sponsors and is responsible for the administration of all such funded programs (post-award).

RFCUNY stands between CUNY’s principal investigators (PIs) and the sponsors who support them and strives to fulfill its essential responsibilities to both groups. Working closely with individual PIs and Grants Officers on the campuses, RFCUNY oversees employment, accounting, audit, reporting, purchasing, and special responsibilities that include management of a planned giving program; liaison with governmental agencies and foundations; negotiation of agreements; facility construction and renovation; protection and commercialization of intellectual property; and compliance with applicable standards in research involving human subjects, animal care, environmental and radiological safety, and conflicts of interest.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Research Foundation of the City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities Act/E-Verify Employer. It is the policy of the Research Foundation of CUNY to provide equal employment opportunities free of discrimination based on race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, domestic violence victim status, arrest record, criminal conviction history, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

Key Features

Structural Biology/Biophysics/Biochemist
Full Time
Depends on Qualifications
Closing Date
Jan 03, 2020 (Or Until Filled)