Mount Sinai Careers

Senior Scientist, Pharmacological Sciences

New York, New York

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The senior scientist will use biochemical, biophysical and molecular approaches to determine accurate binding constants and inhibitory potencies of the small molecules. He/she will maintain detailed records and make internal presentations to the drug discovery team. 

  • Doctorate degree (PhD) in molecular biology, biochemistry or related field
  • Minimum five years of experience with scientific investigation
  • Must have the ability to design, execute, analyze and troubleshoot cell free in vitro biochemical assays
  • Must be willing to learn and adapt new technologies/instrumentation to achieve project goals
  • Must have demonstrated outstanding experimental skills using a variety of assay formats
  • Must have contributed to a number of peer-reviewed publications
  • Must maintain impeccable records of raw and processed data, make detailed and accurate spreadsheets with plots, and be able to accurately communicate findings in internal presentations
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality of the project
  • Prior experience standardizing low and medium throughput screens to enable scaling to HTS, is highly desirable
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. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

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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