DIRECTOR, SCIENCE COMMUNICATIONS - Tisch Cancer Institute - Mount Sinai Hospital

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


Dept- 015 REQ #2502836


Job Title:Director, Science Communications



Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Assist faculty and trainees with the scientific writing/editing of research proposals
  • Assist faculty and trainees with scientific writing related to scholarly publications
  • Assist faculty and administration with the development and submission of multi-project and multi-investigator grants (for example, NIH P01s, SPOREs, Training Grants, and the NCI P30), including writing, editing, and coordination of data for all necessary grant components.
  • Create website content for the Tisch Cancer Institute, Hematology/Oncology and Oncological Sciences, including descriptions of the research performed in individual cancer laboratories and within collaborative research programs, as well as descriptions of resources offered by the Tisch Cancer Institute.
  • Research, identify, and evaluate research opportunities from government, foundation and industry sponsors and distribute to relevant investigators.
  • Assist the Director of Research Administration in the implementation of a database that tracks TCI member grants, publications and shared resource usage.
  • Track trainee career outcomes for the Associate Director for Training and Education by contacting graduating hem/onc fellows, graduate students and post docs to understand their career paths and maintain this information in a “trainee database”.
  • Coordinate scientific retreats including contacting speakers and assisting with slide presentations and poster presentations.
  • Oversee the Pilot Award process including distributing Requests for Applications, collecting submissions, and working with the Development Award Chair to identify reviewers and summarize their scoring of applications.
  • Coordinate targeted working groups that bring together scientists and clinical investigators to focus on specific issues.
  • Performs other related duties and special projects as required.




  • Advanced degree in biological sciences, preferably a Ph.D
  • 3+ years working as a scientist in a research laboratory, preferably focused on cancer-related research


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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