Assistant Scientist, Oncological Sciences

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

In this position, the incumbent will extend and expand his studies of the regulation of gene expression by cyclin-dependent protein kinases (CDKs) in both yeast and human cells.

  • This role will take on increased responsibility in mentoring and advising graduate students and post-doctoral fellows
  • Prepare manuscripts and grant applications
  • Building on recent discovery of a switch consisting of Cdk9 and its opposing protein phosphatase (PP1)
  • Collaborate with research team to identify and validate other kinase-phosphatase circuits that provide fine control over transcription elongation by RNA polymerase II by precise temporal regulation of protein phosphorylation
  • Phd in Biological Science or related field
    2 years of experience bench research
  • Expert in functional genomics, genetics, biochemistry and cell biology, and has uncovered critical linkages and parallels between the cell-cycle and gene expression machineries
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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