Northwell Health Post Doc Research Trainee - Center for Biomedical Science in Manhasset, New York

Req Number 001PP4

Job Description

The research of the Center for Biomedical Science utilizes state-of-the art animal models, equipment and cell-based assays to discover and develop novel therapeutic approaches to treat inflammatory and metabolic disease, including sepsis and obesity-driven disorders.

In this role, you will perform research under the mentorship of Associate Professor, Valentin Pavlov, PhD, studying brain

mechanisms with a role in the regulation of innate immunity and inflammation and brain function alterations in the context

of inflammatory disorders as a major focus. Please click here to learn a recently awarded grant.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Performs research projects as directed. Follows and adheres to experimental protocols in a proficient and meticulous manner.

  • Responsible for the collection, analysis and interpretation of research data related to specific project.

  • Submits manuscripts and abstracts for publication to peer review journals and presentations at local, national and international conferences.

  • Performs a variety of tasks, including but not limited to, correspondence, attending meetings, database maintenance, maintaining records, charts, etc.

  • Responsible for all other activities, clinical and administrative, as needed.

  • Provides technical direction to research staff.


  • Doctorate (M.D., or PhD.) Degree, required.

  • Must have authored/co-authored published articles and/or abstracts.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.

  • Experience in animal models (including Cre-loxP system-generated models), neuroscience and neurophysiology (including electrical and optogenetic modulation of brain neural circuitry, and neuroanatomical mapping) and immunohistochemistry strongly preferred

  • Candidates with additional expertise in studying inflammation and metabolism strongly preferred