Mount Sinai Careers

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

New York, New York
Research


Job Description

A Postdoctoral positon is available within the lab of Dr. William Oh at the Tisch Cancer Institute within the Icahn School of Medicine of Mount Sinai. The lab focuses on basic, translational and clinical research of advanced prostate cancer. The lab uses advanced molecular biology, cell biology and genomic approaches to understand pathogenesis, develop biomarkers, and guide personalized therapy in prostate malignancies.
The candidate will have an opportunity to contribute to and shape several ongoing projects within the lab. 

Duties/responsibilities: 
1.Conduct and design experiments under the direction of lab PI.
2.Report to PI research progress and maintain a current knowledge of literature in relevant fields. 
3.Maintain good records and contact with collaborators.
4.Nurture collaborative relationships with fellow scientists within the institution, locally, nationally and internationally.
5.Summarize experimental data timely and assist in drafting publications under the direction of the PI.
6.Master computer and technical skills necessary for experimental execution as well as data input and analysis.
7.Performs other related duties as assigned.


Qualifications

•A Ph.D. in molecular or cellular biology, biochemistry, genetics, or immunology.
•Previous experience in basic molecular and cellular biology methods including DNA and RNA isolation, siRNA methods, construct engineering, tissue culture and preparation and analysis of samples through flow cytometry.
•Previous experience with biochemistry techniques including Western blots and immuno-precipitations among others.
•Expertise in code writing and/or bioinformatics will be weighed as a plus.
•The candidate is also expected to be self-motivated, creative and capable of contributing productively in a team environment. 
•Excellent communication skills in written and oral English are essential.