New York, New York
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
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Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
The Associate Researcher is an entry laboratory research position, responsible
for conduct of routine and assisting in routine and standardized experiments
using techniques specific to the assigned research project under the
supervision of the Principal Investigator or a senior researcher. This
individual typically conducts laboratory research and the position may include
lab and clerical support. S/he analyzes and assists in interpreting research
Roles & Responsibilities:
The Raj Laboratory in the Departments of Neuroscience and Genetics and
Genomic Sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS)
in New York City is looking for Associate Researcher to work on NIH-funded
research on genetics of neurodegenerative diseases. A major component of
this work will rely assisting postdoctoral fellows and analysts with
experimental techniques, with the aim of identifying genetic variants that
cause or contribute to the risk of or protection against the development
of neurodegenerative disease.
The Raj Laboratory is dedicated to understanding the molecular mechanisms
of neurodegenerative disorders in order to identify novel targets for
biomarker and therapeutic development. We work with diverse types of
biomedical genetics and genomics data to generate new knowledge of genome
function and the genetic basis of disease.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in science or related field.
1-2 years of research experience
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity and inclusion
are drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering
exceptional patient care. Yet we're as diverse as the city we call home-
culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become
a part of Mount Sinai's unrivaled record of achievement, education, and
advancement as we revolutionize medicine together and participate actively as
a leader within the Mount Sinai Health System by:
Serving as the primary resource management representative of the Mount
Sinai leadership teams, committees, etc., and acting as the primary
executive leader interface between Mount Sinai and key executives from the
health systems' vendors and partners.
Engaging with relevant thought leaders and policy-makers at the federal
and state levels, and representing the Health System as assigned.
Using a lens of equity in establishing and promoting policies and
procedures and providing opportunities for all to thrive.
Confronting racist, sexist or other inappropriate behavior and challenges
exclusionary organizational practices and serving as a role model to
promote anti-racist behaviors.
Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and
between departments and co-workers.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming,
nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the
belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an
impact on quality patient care.
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Who We Are
Over 42,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is
to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to
advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the
many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the
excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier
hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West
(formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai Morningside (formerly Mount
Sinai St. Luke's), and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with
applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or
treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age,
religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender