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Associate Researcher I, The Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology

New York, New York

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


The Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Associate Researcher I 2298932

Roles & Responsibilities:

An Associate Researcher I position is currently available within the laboratory of Dr. Bravo-Cordero within the Tisch Cancer Institute, division of Hematology/Medical Oncology. The laboratory focus is on understanding the mechanisms of tumor cell dissemination during metastasis; using a strong combination of microscopy techniques (in vivo multiphoton, confocal and FRET microscopy, light-sheet microscopy and super resolution imaging), analytical imaging approaches, as well as molecular biology and biochemistry techniques. The candidate will have a unique opportunity to work in a stimulating scientific environment.


We are looking for an enthusiastic, organized and highly motivated individual who will be responsible for daily maintenance/ care of laboratory operations as well as performing laboratory work in support of scientific research conducted in the lab. The individual will report directly to a Principal Investigator.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conducts routine and standardized 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
  • Assists in the collection, analysis and review of experimental data for publication and presentation
  • Performs other related duties
  • Bachelor’s Degree in science or related field or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of basic laboratory techniques such as tissue culture, molecular biology skills such as DNA isolation, PCR and electrophoresis and protein biochemistry
  • Knowledge of microscopy, immunofluorescence techniques as well as live cell imaging and in vivo imaging skills highly desirable
  • Willing to work with rodents and comfortable with mice handling
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Knowledge of standard research concepts
  • Candidate must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively
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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