Data Manager- Tisch Cancer Institute - FT- Days

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science.          Advancing medicine.                Healing made personal. 

Dept Name-   Center for Computational Immunology -Tisch Cancer Institute             REQ #  2456302

Job Title: Data Manager


 The Tisch Cancer Institute (TCI) at the Mount Sinai Health System is dedicated to providing outstanding cancer treatment and cutting edge research. We have recently established the Center for Computational Immunology to translate new computational approaches to understanding tumors, the immune system, their interaction and co-evolution into improving responses to cancer immunotherapies and the design of next generation therapies.


Roles & Responsibilities:

The Data Manager will work with investigators to develop, manage, and maintain public and private datasets primarily related to cancer immunology.  The individual will be expected to manage the transfer of data between external parties and TCI, maintain the control of access between parties, and establish protocols around dataset organization.

Individual should be comfortable with working in a team environment and will be expected to work collaboratively with investigators and administration.  Datasets will be from industry-sponsored studies, consortia, NCI projects, and investigator-initiated studies.


Managing Data Manafest: Work with investigators to maintain and regulate data control and sharing across the Health System.


Manages and assists in the writing of new data requests.


Gathers data needed to prepare and process applications for IRB review and approval. 


Collaborates with the Principal Investigator (PI) in completion of funding application and data transfer documents.


Coordinates conference calls with investigators to aid in study development.


Updates and maintains datasets from dbGAP and other data consortia.


Performs other duties as required.




·         BA/BS degree required; Master’s degree preferred in related field such as bioinformatics or computer science.



·         3-5 years of related experience required.


General Skills:

·         Ability to multi-task; detail oriented.

·         Programming experience in database management using languages such as SQL a plus.

·         Prior experience working with datasets, research experience and writing background a plus.

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. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 


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. 


EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


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