Mount Sinai Careers

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

New York, New York
Research


Job Description

The Post Doctoral Research Fellow (biologist) conducts molecular and genetic experiments to support studies sponsored by the NIH that explore the epigenetic basis of Alzheimer’s disease and schizophrenia. His/Her responsibilities include epigenetics studies in human postmortem tissue. More specifically, the project includes FACS separation of different cellular populations from human brain tissue, generation of epigenome libraries based on techniques such as ChIPseq or ATACseq, and chromosome conformation capture experiments. S/he also trains site personnel in protocol procedures and implementation and oversees the experiments conducted by research technicians. S/he must possess long experience in FACS, ChIP-seq, 3C, in vitro molecular assays and cell culture experiments.

His/Her responsibilities include the conduction of FACS separation of different cellular populations from human brain tissue, generation of epigenome libraries based on techniques such as ChIPseq or ATACseq, and chromosome conformation capture experiments. BA or BS; biology or biochemistry required
PhD: Genetics or Molecular Biology required

>5 years professional experience ideal
>5 years in research environment preferred

Excellent written/verbal
Attention to detail
Professionalism to establish/maintain interdepartmental relationships
Ability to handle difficult personnel situations with skill and tact.
Ability to prioritize multiple projects.
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to use discretion in dealing with confidential information.
Must have excellent communication skills and an ability to work in collaboration with a diverse group of people.