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POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

New York, New York
Research


Job Description

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is currently available in the lab of Dr. Sasha Gnjatic within Tisch Cancer Institute, division of Hematology/Medical Oncology, at Mt. Sinai. The lab focuses on basic and translational tumor immunology (particularly in myeloma, lung cancer, and head and neck carcinoma).

The Postdoctoral Fellow independently conducts research experiments to support ongoing projects using advanced techniques, analyze and interpret highly complex results, and review and present data for publication and/or presentation. He/she will also assist less experienced personnel the lab such as students and volunteers. The Postdoctoral Fellow will report directly to a Principal Investigator (PI). 

The Tisch Cancer Institute is a vital component of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital and plays a key role in the Mount Sinai Health System, which is one of the largest health care systems in the nation. We are a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated center and provide a multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatments and clinical breakthroughs that may one day put an end to cancer. 

Duties/responsibilities: 
1. Conducts a variety of research experiments using basic molecular and cellular biology methods and advanced research techniques; including performing serological, cellular, and molecular immunology techniques such as ELISA, ELISPOT, Flow Cytometry, as well as immunohistochemical analyses using cancer patient biospecimens. Must be able to read and understand scientific data being applied to conduct the research. 
2. Coordinates project activities to meet deadlines.
3. Collaborates with the Principal Investigator in the development of new experiments and research techniques. Incumbents are expected to stay apprised of the literature as well as practical skill sets relevant to the field. 
4. Assists in the implementation of standardized protocols for experiments and training purposes; create and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) specific for each study.
5. Assists the Principal Investigator with publications by extracting and compiling moderate to complex research data (i.e. related to oncology, immunology, microbiology, etc); assisting in interpreting the data; reviewing and editing articles used in scientific publication. Must have strong science background.
6. Mentors and trains less experienced research staff and graduate students in research techniques and use of equipment. 
7. Ensures compliance with safety and regulatory requirements.
8. Performs other related dutiesA Postdoctoral Fellow position is currently available in the lab of Dr. Sasha Gnjatic within Tisch Cancer Institute, division of Hematology/Medical Oncology, at Mt. Sinai. The lab focuses on basic and translational tumor immunology (particularly in myeloma, lung cancer, and head and neck carcinoma).


The Postdoctoral Fellow independently conducts research experiments to support ongoing projects using advanced techniques, analyze and interpret highly complex results, and review and present data for publication and/or presentation. He/she will also assist less experienced personnel the lab such as students and volunteers. The Postdoctoral Fellow will report directly to a Principal Investigator (PI). 

The Tisch Cancer Institute is a vital component of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital and plays a key role in the Mount Sinai Health System, which is one of the largest health care systems in the nation. We are a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated center and provide a multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatments and clinical breakthroughs that may one day put an end to cancer. 

Duties/responsibilities: 
1. Conducts a variety of research experiments using basic molecular and cellular biology methods and advanced research techniques; including performing serological, cellular, and molecular immunology techniques such as ELISA, ELISPOT, Flow Cytometry, as well as immunohistochemical analyses using cancer patient biospecimens. Must be able to read and understand scientific data being applied to conduct the research. 
2. Coordinates project activities to meet deadlines.
3. Collaborates with the Principal Investigator in the development of new experiments and research techniques. Incumbents are expected to stay apprised of the literature as well as practical skill sets relevant to the field. 
4. Assists in the implementation of standardized protocols for experiments and training purposes; create and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) specific for each study.
5. Assists the Principal Investigator with publications by extracting and compiling moderate to complex research data (i.e. related to oncology, immunology, microbiology, etc); assisting in interpreting the data; reviewing and editing articles used in scientific publication. Must have strong science background.
6. Mentors and trains less experienced research staff and graduate students in research techniques and use of equipment. 
7. Ensures compliance with safety and regulatory requirements.
8. Performs other related duties
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