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BIOSTATISTICIAN I - Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health

New York, New York

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Biostatistician I - 2290636

The biostatistical programmer will be a member of the research group of Dr. Allan Just in Environmental Medicine and Public Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The collaborative research group studies how environmental pollutants impact children’s health. Specifically, the group works to incorporate high dimensional data into environmental epidemiologic studies with ongoing research in air pollution exposure modeling with remote sensing (e.g. multi-terabyte datasets from NASA satellites) and also in epigenomics (e.g. hundreds of thousands of methylation sites per microarray sample). The lab is based in a large department that is a leader in environmental public health research within a prominent academic medical campus next to Central Park in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Mount Sinai offers many opportunities to learn new research skills and this position may fit a candidate with strong statistical programming skills seeking additional research experience in environmental biostatistics and data science.

Education and Experience
  • Master’s degree in biostatistics, computational biology or related
  • Experience working as a biostatistician in a research environment
  • While expertise with the R programming language is required, additional experience with command line tools and work with high performance computing approaches will be desirable.
  • R –  Advanced
  • Linux – Basic
  • QGIS or ArcGIS – Basic
  • MS Outlook – Basic
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Detail-Oriented
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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