Associate Researcher, Global Health

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities: 

The Mount Sinai School of Medicine Department of Health System Design and Global Health conducts global health research and is looking for a research assistant based in New York City to assist a faculty researcher, Dr. Rachel Vreeman, in research work related to pediatric and adolescent HIV. This will include researching background material, formatting manuscripts, maintenance of research protocols with ethics committees, and aid in qualitative analysis from research projects primarily conducted in Eldoret, Kenya. The individual will participate in the coding of qualitative transcripts, conduct of literature reviews, reporting of clinical and non-clinical research studies in the IRB, and the write up of research results and maintenance of reference lists for manuscript or grant writing preparation, as well as, other duties as assigned. 

  • 50% Conduct Qualitative Analysis and assist in quantitative data entry or verification in REDCap
  • 30% Assist the PI in background literature review, and formatting of abstracts, papers, and poster presentations for dissemination of results 
  • 20% Administrative tasks to support the PI’s research projects, including taking minutes from weekly research calls, scheduling project calls and meetings, and other duties as assigned
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in sciences, health sciences, or psychology
  • 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.


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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 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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