POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • The Postdoctoral research fellow will conduct mentored research in the laboratory of the PI. This is a full time position for a duration of at least 2 years. The scope of research that the postdoctoral fellow will be engaged in includes cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging studies in patient populations in the area of mood and anxiety disorders. Studies are focused on discovery the mechansims of disease in the area of mood and anxiety disorders and/or discoverying the mechansims of action related treatment interventions. 

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    Postdoctoral fellows will receive one on one mentoring in clinical research methodology and work in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment to gain experience in patient-centered research. Fellows will be expected to write research protocols, obtain approval related to human subject requirements, recruit patients and collect and analyze data. Fellows will have the opportunity to draw from the substantial resources of the School of Medicine, including resources located within the Friedman Brain Institute, the Translational and Molecular Imaging Institute and the Brain Imaging Center in order to carry out high-impact research across Departments.

  

Requirements:
  • Education:
    Candidates must hold a PhD or MD and have research experience in the areas of cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging. 

    Experience:
    A mimimum of three years of prior doctoral work is required.

    Computer and General Skills:
    A strong level of computer skill is required. Experience with neuroimaging software, including SPM or FSL is highly sought. Competinecy in computer program at a basic or moderate level is expected. 
    Excellent written and oral communication skills are required. A high level of skill in conducting clinical and translational research, including neuroimaging, is also sought. 

    SCR/SEL certification needed: NO.
 
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion 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 healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have 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 hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai 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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