Associate Researcher I- Translational & Molecular Imaging Institute

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Translational & Molecular Imaging Institute- Associate Researcher I 2378064

The Translational and Molecular Imaging Institute (TMII) at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is seeking an Associate Researcher to work in the Cardiovascular Imaging Laboratories (Director Zahi Fayad) at TMII.  

The incumbent will assist in the various ongoing small animal imaging projects. The main task is to assist with micro PET/CT imaging, but will also be involved with micro MRI and other small animal imaging modalities. Job duties will include image acquisition, quality control, image analysis and archival; animal handling and animal maintenance with compliance with institutional animal care and use committee (IACUC) and radiation safety policies.   Incumbent will also assist in coordinating with the various PI’s for access to imaging services, scheduling and data delivery. He/she will also assist in image analysis on as needed basis.

Roles & Responsibilities: 
  • Assisting in the installation, setup, calibration, operation, and maintenance of research equipment, instrumentation, and facilities, as instructed by research faculty or staff. Maintains a safe laboratory environment and ensures that direct reports follow safety procedures.
  • Participates in research of current scientific literature for research protocols and stays informed of the latest developments in the particular field of investigation.  Provides assistance in the planning of experiments, preparation of scientific papers, reports, manuscripts, and grant proposals. 
  • Works with research scientists, physicians and lab research and technical personnel within the institution to encourage a creative exchange of knowledge to benefit research in the medical field and other scientific areas.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.
Skills and Requirements:
  • Education: Bachelor of Science in a related field (Physics, Engineering, Biology, Neuroscience, Psychology, Computer Science)
  • Experience: 1-2 years of research experience
  • Micro PET/CT imaging operation a plus
  • Rodent handling experience a plus
  • Good organizational an analytical skills
  • Computer knowledge and the ability to perform some minor programming modifications

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.


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