Mount Sinai Careers

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

New York, New York
Allied Health


Job Description

The Tics and Tourette’s Clinical and Research Program, under the direction of Barbara Coffey, M.D., M.S., is a unique Mount Sinai program in the greater New York metropolitan area dedicated exclusively to the study and treatment of tics, Tourette’s Disorder and related problems. The clinical component of the program includes comprehensive evaluation, consultation and multi-modal treatment for children, adolescents and adults with these issues. Ongoing research is underway to test the efficacy of new treatments that are not yet available to the general public, or that have not yet been tested specifically in youth with tics and Tourette’s Disorder.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Clinical interviews to determine subject eligibility
• Exposure to research projects including clinical trials and chart reviews
• Develop recruitment strategies and conduct study procedures and assessments to implement NIH funded grants and multicenter clinical trials.
• Implement procedures to collect, compile, and analyze data from patient charts, medical records, interviews, questionnaires, and diagnostic tests
• Assist in developing abstracts and presentations for local and international conferences; collaborate in preparing manuscripts and posters.
• Collaborate with other sites at the TSA NY Center of Excellence Consortium

Performs other related duties
Education:
Minimum requirements are a medical doctor (MD) degree in Psychiatry and prior research experience

Experience:
Two years of experience in research environment

Computer and General Skills:
Microsoft Office – Advanced
Research theory training/experience (through previous research lab experience)
Excellent written and oral communication
Organized, resourceful, and detailed-oriented
Strong multi-tasking, project and time management, problem-solving and organizational skills