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Associate Researcher, Immunobiology Center

New York, New York

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. Research Technician will work with mouse models and human specimens.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform high-dimensional cutting-edge technologies, such as: CITEseq, single-cell RNAseq, CyTOF
  • Perform various standard experimental assays including but not limited to: PCR, qPCR, flow cytometry, ELISA, cell and tissue culture
  • Conduct various IRB approved laboratory human sample digestions and isolations
  • Conduct various IACUC approved laboratory animal procedures and techniques including basic rodent handling, oral gavage, intraperitoneal injection, blood collection, and euthanasia
  • Collaborates with other team members in developing plans, organization analysis and review of experimental data for publication and presentation
  • Learns new experimental procedures, as necessary
  • Ensures work is in compliance with the currently approved protocols, with Good Clinical Research Practice (GCP), and with applicable regulatory requirement(s)
  • Assist in organization and upkeep of laboratory supplies, workspace, and equipment
  • Work independently and collaboratively in a matrixed environment
  • Be able to successfully work with other team members in experiments and laboratory upkeep
  • Be well organized, enthusiastic about science, and self-motivated
  • Work with a flexible schedule to accommodate samples from surgery
  • Proficient use of excel, word, power point and computational software is necessary
  • Other duties as assigned
  • BA or BS in science or a related field is required. Advanced degrees are encouraged but not required
  • Candidates who are planning to attend medical or graduate school in the future are encouraged to apply
  • Prior laboratory experience is required
  • Laboratory experience with mice and programming experience is preferred, but not required
  • Training for single cell assays (CITEseq, scRNAseq, CyTOF) will be provided, but understanding of the assay is expected
  • 0-2 year of research/laboratory experience
  • 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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