Associate Researcher (Multiple Sclerosis Research/Ntranos Lab), Department of Neurology

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

A position at the Ntranos Lab at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is available for an inquisitive and talented individual who is interested in conducting cutting edge translational research at the interface of neurology and immunology as an Associate Researcher.


The appointed Associate Researcher will be immersed in an innovative, collaborative and productive environment at the Ntranos Lab at Mount Sinai, located in the upper east side of New York City. The Ntranos Lab studies the mechanisms through which the immune system contributes to autoimmune diseases of the brain and spinal cord, such as multiple sclerosis, and is developing novel treatment strategies to stop disease in each individual patient. Our research integrates patient derived data with mouse models of disease to establish causation rather than correlation and develop the next generation of therapeutics. The ideal candidate would have strong work ethic and organizational skills and be excited to learn and advance his/her research skills.

  • Conducts experiments and performs assays to support research studies
  • Analyzes and assists in interpreting laboratory results of moderate complexity
  • Maintains laboratory environment and animal colonies
  • Collects and processes patient samples
  • Assists in the collection, analysis and review of experimental data for publication and presentation
  • Other duties as assigned
  • BSc/BA in science or relevant field
  • Research/laboratory experience preferred but not required
  • An analytical mindset with organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal 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.


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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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