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Associate Researcher, Neurosciences

New York, New York

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Associate Researcher - 2349858
Roles & Responsibilities:

The Associate Researcher is an entry laboratory research position, responsible for conduct of routine and assisting in routine and standardized experiments using techniques specific to the assigned research project under the supervision of the Principal Investigator or a senior researcher. This individual typically conducts laboratory research and the position may include lab and clerical support. S/he analyzes and assists in interpreting research outcomes.

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and talented technician to assist with research focusing on understanding the role of Alzheimer’s disease genes in myeloid cells like brain microglia. The technician will work together with Dr. Edoardo Marcora and Dr. Alison Goate research teams to support ongoing studies including establishment of in vitro cellular models of disease-relevant myeloid functions and in vivo phenotypic characterization of myeloid cells from genetically engineered mice. The candidate will be expected to independently carry out essential research functions in the laboratory that include but are not limited to: maintenance and treatment of research animals (mice), tissue harvesting, tissue dissociation and cell isolation, primary and standard cell culture, flow cytometry and microscopy studies, molecular and cell biological assays, NGS and imaging data analysis. In addition, the candidate will be expected to make presentations at lab meetings as well as write up methods and materials, results, figure legends and constructing figures for grant proposals, progress reports, and manuscripts. The successful applicant will be included as an author on publications derived from this work.

Other duties as assigned.

  • Education: Bachelor Degree in Biology, Biotechnology, Neurobiology, Psychology or related fields
  • Strong motivation to work in Alzheimer’s disease research
  • Basic biological research laboratory skills
  • Quantitative analytical skills (statistics, research methods)
  • Ability to learn new technical skills quickly and to work independently under general supervision
  • Ability to summarize and report experimental results to supervisor and research group in the form of written reports or audiovisual presentations
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion 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 healthcare delivery together.


We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have 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 hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai 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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