Mount Sinai Careers


New York, New York

Job Description

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Metabolomics, Exposomics Epidemiology, Mass Spectrometry, Environmental Medicine, Biochemistry, Public Health, Data Science, or Related Fields

Employment Type: Full Time, 3 years Start Date: Spring 2018

The Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Environmental Health Sciences Laboratory in the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai seeks applicants for a position that will involve untargeted profiling of endogenous and exogenous metabolites, nutrients, and toxins in human tissues. This position will provide assistance in LC-HRMS analysis in support of both research and service activities. Projects include developing novel metabolomics analysis techniques for various biological tissues and samples, and discovery of early life biomarkers of autism. The facility currently houses two UHPLC-HRMS instruments (Agilent 6550 and 6545) and has plans to strengthen its technology base further.

Responsibilities Include:
• Preparing and analyzing biological samples for analysis with LC-HRMS.
• Operating and maintaining instrumentation.
• Performing OMICS data analysis.


The ideal candidate must have a PhD in epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, risk assessment, or other environmental health related field. Candidate will have hands-on HRMS experience including untargeted data acquisition and analysis. They must also have strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to independently meet project timelines.