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Associate Researcher, Immunobiology Center

New York, New York
Research


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
 
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.

 

The Byun laboratory explores the contribution of human genetic variants in rare immune disorders (autoimmune diseases, autoinflammatory diseases, and immunodeficiency syndromes) by identifying candidate causal variants through whole exome/genome sequencing of patients and validating them through functional studies in cellular models. The successful candidate will independently conduct experiments using standard and advanced techniques routinely used in genetics and immunology research, assist the PI in the analysis and interpretation of experimental results, and participate in general lab maintenance.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts routine and standardized experiments using appropriate research techniques specific to subject matter of the research project
  • Analyzes and assists in interpreting laboratory results of moderate complexity
  • Performs assays to support research studies
  • Maintains laboratory environment and assists in the upkeep of appropriate inventory; may include ordering of supplies
  • Logs and tests samples; prepares and submits laboratory materials and specimens for shipment
  • Assists in the collection, analysis and review of experimental data for publication and presentation
  • Other duties as assigned
 
 
Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree in biomedical sciences or related field required
  • 0-2 year of research/laboratory experience working with DNA/RNA (PCR, cloning, RT-PCR...), tissue culture, and flow cytometry. Willing to work with human biological samples and in a team environment
  • Appropriate verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Organizational, problem solving and analytical skills
 
 
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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