Cornell University, Division of Nutritional Sciences

Position ID:Cornell-DNS-PDAYDEMIR [#19163, WDR-000]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Nutrition / Biochemistry
Biology / Immunology, Molecular, Neuroscience, PHYSIOLOGY
Appl Deadline:none
Position Description:    

Cornell University 
Division of Nutritional Sciences 
Postdoctoral Associate 

The Aydemir’s lab of Molecular Nutrition in the Division of Nutritional Sciences is seeking a full-time postdoctoral researcher.  Dr. Aydemir’s research group investigates the metabolism and transporter-mediated function of micronutrients, zinc, and manganese in mammalian systems. These studies involve the integration of the techniques in biochemistry, molecular, cellular biology, neuroscience, and physiology to micronutrient biology and related disorders. The ideal candidate for this position would be a motivated individual able to work independently. The successful candidate will be expected to perform in vitro cell culture assays and in vivo laboratory animal (mice) research. This is a one-year appointment with a possibility of renewal depending upon satisfactory job performance and funding availability. 

Anticipated Division of Time:

70% Research, 15% Data Analysis, 15%Writing 

  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Immunology, Nutrition, Physiology or related fields. 
  • Proof that all Ph.D requirements have been fulfilled before the start date is required. 
  • Willing to work with and handle mice. 
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently. 
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). 


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Review of applications will be immediate and continue until the position is filled. Further Info: Tolunay Beker Aydemir,

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Further Info:
Cornell University
Division of Nutritional Sciences
Savage Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853

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