Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • The project involves the use of genomic assays in murine brain for the understanding of gene expression adaptations associated with chronic pain and opioid use. The candidate will combine advanced genetic mouse models, and brain molecular biology and biochemistry to investigate signal transduction, transcriptional and epigenetic adaptations that contribute to the maintenance of chronic pain states. The candidate will also identify cellular pathways affecting addiction vulnerability. The project involves the use of genomic assays, chromatin immunoprecipitation, bioinformatics, western blotting, cell culture and several biochemical assays.
    The candidate will also be involved in training of junior lab members, will participate in lab meetings and will be presenting their work in national and international conferences. 



  • PhD in Neurosciences, Neurobiology or Molecular Biology. Strong expertise in molecular biology, cell biology and biochemistry. Excellent knowledge of biostatistics is expected
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. 

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