Associate Researcher, Oncological Sciences

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

We are looking for a full-time research associate to join our experimental team. The Cancer Cell Organoid Core focuses on the generation and characterization of primary human cancer cell lines, uses a diverse set of techniques, from mammalian cell culture to biochemistry and molecular biology. The ideal candidate will have significant research experience, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, a strong desire to learn, and the ability and self-motivation to work independently.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Familiarity with cell culture techniques
  • Support and directly perform activities related to cell line development
  • Perform transfection, drug selection, cell cloning, cell banking and analysis
  • Perform molecular biology processes, including RNA/DNA/protein extraction from cells, purification, PCR, cloning
  • Participate in new technology evaluation, development, and implementation
  • Document, compile, and analyze experimental data
  • Communicate results at team meetings, contribute to project and experiment planning
  • Develop and maintain protocols, operational processes, and best practices
  • Bachelor’s or more advanced degree in molecular/cellular biology, or a related field
  • Previous laboratory experience with knowledge of molecular biology and mammalian cell culture preferred
  • Strong work ethic and motivation with attention to detail
  • Minimum commitment of 2 years
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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