Associate Researcher II, Department of Neurology

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Associate Researcher is responsible for conducting and assisting routine and standardized experiments specific to projects in our laboratory that identify and investigates novel genomics, epigenomics and transcriptomic changes.


Roles and Responsibilities:

Under minimum supervision, performs DNA and RNA extractions from cells, peripheral blood cells (PBMCs) and tissues

  • Perform RNAseq, ATACseq, and methylation library preparations and sequencing
  • Optimize assays
  • Responsible for entering data into various databases
  • Must be a motivated team player
  • Must be analytical and possess excellent organizational, time management and communication skills
  • Any other related as assigned
  • BS in Molecular/Cellular Biology or related field is preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of molecular biology principles, proficient in standard molecular biology techniques including PCR and DNA sequencing, NGS experience is desired and may substitute for education
  • Single-cell techniques are 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.


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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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