Associate Director, Research, Neurosciences

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal


The Associate Director is responsible for overseeing operations and resources within a department or program to ensure optimal result and high employee engagement. The Associate Director ensures that the department is run according to institutional policies and any applicable regulatory requirements.


The Associate Director will provide scientific administrative support to the Scientific Director (Dr. Goate) of the Ronald M. Loeb Center.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of grant progress reports, grant writing, assistance in grant preparation particularly for complex multi-component center grants, preparation of IRB and IACUC documents
  • Preparation of data request submissions and annual progress reports to BioMe and public repositories (e.g. dbGaP, NIAGADs, NCRAD)
  • Work with MSIP on MTA agreements, preparation of materials for Loeb Center website, development of social media presence and support for junior faculty in initial grant submissions
  • May provide leadership for more junior staff members in the form of ongoing training
  • Education: PhD in neuroscience or genetics or a Masters plus 5 yrs of experience in science or health care administration; experience in strategic planning and execution, formulating policy, building and developing financial plans, managing resources and leading successful teams
  • Experience: 5-7 years of prior healthcare industry experience required, preferably in the areas of project management, change management, health care delivery re-design or integration, and health policy reform
  • Knowledge of standard project management approaches
  • Experience implementing large-scale initiatives or leading large, multi-disciplinary teams
  • Highly professional individual with strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational 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. 


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