Sr. Associate Researcher (Core Lab), Shared Resource Facilities

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

In order to meet the increasing needs of the microscopy facility, the CoRE seeks to hire a service-oriented, highly motivated individual to join our vibrant team. This provides an exciting and unique opportunity to get acquainted with diverse imaging techniques and work on image acquisition, processing, analysis, and data handling, in a multidisciplinary environment with researchers and medical doctors beside.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts a variety of imaging experiments using advanced techniques
  • Collaborates with the CoRE director and staff, and CoRE users in the development of new experiments and research techniques
  • Assists in the implementation of standardized protocols for experiments and training purposes
  • Trains staff, researchers and graduate students on a variety of microscopes
  • Develops training materials and presentations for educational and other purposes
  • Ensure smooth operation and basic maintenance of certain microscopes and equipment
  • Be available for a “walk-in” advisory service for scientists to guide them to the correct imaging solution and occasionally assist them with setting up their imaging settings
  • Help scientists design their imaging experiment on the appropriate imaging system and build image analysis pipelines and data flows using a variety of open source and commercial software packages (ImageJ, Arivis 4D, Imaris, etc)
  • Scheduling, record keeping, track of usage, billing, coordination of equipment use
  • Ensures compliance with safety and regulatory requirements
  • Performs other related duties
  • Bachelor’s Degree in sciences or related field. Master’s Degree in sciences or related field preferred
  • 5 years in a research environment
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Knowledge of standard research concepts
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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