Mount Sinai Careers

ASSOCIATE RESEARCHER II

New York, New York
Research


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities:   
Under the supervision of the Directors, process and prepare DNA libraries for next-generation sequencing on the Illumina platforms in a high-throughput fashion. Will also conduct research and development on optimizing existing pipelines and early access assay testing and development.
Efficiently learn, optimize, and conduct RNA & DNA isolation, and varied PCR-based amplification protocols. 
  • Efficiently perform sample quality control assays using BioAnalyzer, Fragment Analyzer or Qubit instrumentation. 
  • Use processed RNA and DNA to create WGS, WES, RNASeq and targeted amplicon libraries. 
  • Carry out next generation sequencing protocols as well as operate and maintain sequencers.
  • Work closely with the Directors to optimize production and R&D protocols.
  • Directly communicate with project managers to guide sample submission and progression using a LIMS system.
Requirements:
  • MS or BS with experience in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biology or Genetics with experience in basic molecular or cell biological techniques such as DNA/RNA extraction, PCR, WGA, cDNA generation and standard molecular biology reactions such as ligation reactions, end repair, damage repair, etc., gel electrophoresis and bioanalysis.  
  • Long-range PCR, capture methods and other biochemistry experience are a plus 
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. 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 work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

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Who We Are

Over 38,000 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 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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