Associate Researcher (Manhattan HIV Brain Bank), Department of Neurology

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Manhattan HIV Brain Bank is looking for a tissue bank Associate Researcher.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Processing clinical fluid samples obtained from HIV and HCV infected patients
  • Assisting with the rapid prosection of autopsies at Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Participate in call for the prosection of these cases after hours
  • Photographing tissue specimens
  • Dissection and cryopreservation of fluid and tissue specimens
  • Maintaining a computer catalogue of collected tissue and fluid biospecimens and inventories
  • Packaging and shipping samples
  • Assist with preparation of histologic slides, performance of histochemical and immunohistochemical procedures
  • General laboratory maintenance, ordering supplies
  • Bachelor’s or associate’s degree
  • Minimum 2 year commitment
  • Prior experience at a laboratory bench with basic techniques (pipetting, centrifugation, making solutions), and computer skills
  • Some knowledge of histology helpful, but not necessary
  •  Molecular skills a plus; We will train individuals with regard to histology and general anatomy 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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