Associate Researcher, Neurosciences

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.

 

A funded Junior Associate Researcher position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Alison Goate through the ICAHN School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Ronald M. Loeb Center for Alzheimer’s disease, Department for Neuroscience in New York City. Research in Dr. Goate’s laboratory focuses on genetic risk for dementia (Alzheimer’s disease & frontotemporal dementia) and addiction (alcohol dependence). In each of these projects our goal is to understand the molecular basis of disease in order to identify novel targets for therapeutic development.

 

This Junior Associate Researcher is responsible for conducting and assisting in routine and standardized experiments using techniques specific to the assigned research projects. There will also be opportunities to engage in other research projects as time permits. The successful applicant will report to Dr. A Goate and Dr. JC Wang.

 
Research responsibilities include:
  • Receive biospecimen shipments and maintain a systematic recording of samples
  • Perform DNA/RNA extraction, SNP Genotyping, and Targeted Sequencing
  • Other duties as assigned
 
Requirements:
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in biological sciences or related field
  • Experience: No experience is necessary as long as the person has a theoretical background in biology/molecular biology, is a team worker and willing to learn
  • 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. 

 

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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