Mount Sinai Careers

Associate Researcher II, Hematology & Oncology

New York, New York

Job Description

Mount Sinai Health System Careers

Department of Hematology/Oncology- #2261220
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Mount Sinai Health System’s multidisciplinary clinical research teams are pioneering innovative new approaches in health care across a variety of fields. Working alongside leading physicians and within internationally acclaimed medical institutes, centers, and laboratories, our scientists continue to shape the future of clinical care and improve outcomes for patients of all ages. 


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What You’ll Do:

An Associate Researcher II position is currently available within Dr. Doris Germain’s lab within the Tisch Cancer Institute, division of Hematology/Medical Oncology. The laboratory focuses on breast cancer. The two areas of interest are the link between pregnancy and breast cancer and the role of the mitochondrial unfolded protein response (UPRmt) in breast cancer progression. The laboratory uses a combination of cell biology and mouse genetics approaches.

Under limited supervision, the Associate Researcher II will conduct experiments using advanced techniques specific to the research project, analyze and assist in interpreting moderately complex results, and order assist with maintenance of equipment, and order supplies as needed. The individual will report directly to a Principal Investigator. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts experiments using advanced research techniques specific to subject matter of the research project
  • Analyzes and assists in interpreting moderately complex results
  • Performs assays to support research studies
  • Assists in new and unexpected research experiments and techniques
  • Performs other related duties
  • Assists in the collection, analysis and review of experimental data for publication and presentation
  • May train less-experienced research staff and postdoctoral fellows in research techniques and use of equipment
What You’ll Bring:

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in sciences or related field; Master’s Degree preferred
  • At least 2 years in a research environment
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Knowledge of standard research concepts
  • Experience in managing mouse colonies preferred

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Who We Are:

Over 35,000 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 St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

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