Recruitment/Posting Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Job Category Staff & Executive - Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory)
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.
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for the Department of Neurological Surgery. Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, Dr. Stella Elkabes, the Postdoctoral Fellow will perform specialized molecular and cellular research on the mouse spinal cord and behavioral research for the assessment of pain in mice. Also responsible for literature reviews, data analysis and writing for publications.
Compiles, analyzes and maintains all data related to research activities. Prepares reports, databases, graphs, and charts as required. Conducts library and Internet searches,as needed.
Reviews selected literature relevant to research activities.
Reviews scientific literature to keep abreast of new developments related to research activities.
Assists with animal protocol and grant submissions.
Trains graduate students and lab technicians in research, as needed.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
Position Salary $48,432
Annual Minimum Salary
Annual Mid Range Salary
Annual Maximum Salary
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Non-Union
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: ****Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Temporary Staff Appointment - Salaried 12 Month
Position Pension Eligibility None
Minimum Education and Experience
Ph.D. Degree in Neuroscience or a related discipline or a M.D. Degree with research experience.
Ability to read, write, speak and understand or communicate fluently in English.
Excellent computer and statistical analysis skills required.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Physical Demands and Work Environment
This position involves prolonged standing, walking, and sitting, as well as use of laboratory equipment. Must perform complex procedures and demonstrate manual dexterity. Some stooping, reaching, climbing and bending. Occasional lifting of 20 pounds to a height of 6 1/2 feet. Hearing and speech capabilities necessary to communicate with other researchers and staff in person, on the telephone and by e-mail. Vision capable of viewing gauges, computer monitors, charts, forms, text and numbers for prolonged periods.
Must be available to work flexible hours including weekends and holidays when necessary to meet deadlines. Must be willing to work with small and large animals.
Posting Number 18ST2493
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS)
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.