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.
Roles & Responsibilities:
A postdoctoral position is available in the lab of Dr. Inga Peter in the
Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences to apply genetic, genomic, and
systems biology approaches in order to explain the link between inflammatory
boweldisease and Parkinson's disease. A series of projects will focus on
several well-characterized cohorts with extensiveclinical, genomic and
urine/serum biomarker data and apply statistical and bioinformatics approaches
to identify the genes and networks associated with this comorbidity. The most
promising leads will be validated experimentally.
We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to apply a variety of
approaches to effectively integrate andanalyze genetic, genomic, and clinical
data to identify biological pathways associated with intestinal inflammation
andneurodegeneration. The successful candidate will apply independent problem
solving requiring the use of existing and emerging scientific and statistical
knowledge. The applicant should also possess the ability to work in a
highlycollaborative and intellectually challenging environment.
Candidates should have strong background in statistical genetics, genetic
epidemiology and/or bioinformatics, beproficient with R, Perl/Python, UNIX,
other statistical genetics packages, and hold a PhD in one of the following
disciplines: Genetics, Genetic Epidemiology, Statistical Genetics,
Bioinformatics, or Computational Biology. Priorexperience in the field of
genetics of complex diseases is an advantage.
Qualified candidates should possess strong communication skills, creativity,
self- motivation, and the ability to work independently. Candidates must also
be proficient in oral and written English.
PhD degree in an appropriate area.
Theoretical knowledge of statistical and molecular genetics
Documented experience in either bioinformatics or genetic
Proficiency in both written and spoken English
To apply, please submit: 1. Curriculum Vitae, including a complete list of
publications; 2. A short statement of howyour training and expertise connects
to our research interests. 3. Contact information for 3 references
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion
are key drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering
exceptional patient care. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai's
unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we
revolutionize medicine together. We invite you to participate actively as a
part of the Mount Sinai Health System team by:
Using a lens of equity in all aspects of patient care delivery, education,
and research to promote policies and practices to allow opportunities for
all to thrive and reach their potential
Serving as a role model confronting racist, sexist, or other inappropriate
actions by speaking up, challenging exclusionary organizational practices,
and standing side-by-side in support of colleagues who experience
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 an inclusive,
welcoming and nurturing work environment where all feel they are valued,
belong, and are able to professionally advance. We share the belief that all
employees, regardless of job title or expertise, contribute to the patient
experience and quality of patient care.
Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new
chapter in our history!
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
hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount
Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai
Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke's, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of
The Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) provides equal employment opportunity
to all its employees and applicants for employment without unlawful
discrimination on the basis of their actual or perceived race, creed, color,
religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity,
age, disability, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, veteran,
immigration, citizenship, or other protected status.
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