POST DOCTORAL FELLOW

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

 
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Post-doctoral fellow – Cancer Epidemiology:

    This is a full-time position within the Institute for Translational Epidemiology. 
    The Institute for Translational Epidemiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai includes an articulated program in epidemiologic research that connects to clinical, basic, and applied research programs within the Mount Sinai Health System. The vision is to advance interdisciplinary and patient-oriented research and to contribute to translational and integrative research at the School of Medicine.
    Faculty within the Institute are committed to expanding the role of epidemiology in clinical research, and the presence of several world-class clinical and research programs makes Mount Sinai an ideal setting to establish a strong epidemiology research program to complement existing clinical and preventive activities. Our new concentration areas builds on existing clinical and research strengths in Cancer and other Chronic Diseases Epidemiology, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Mental Health, Occupational Epidemiology, Epidemiologic Methods, Life Course Epidemiology, and Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology. Training, education, and health inequalities are part of the research portfolio. 
    More information about the Institute for Translational Epidemiology can be found on our webpage: https://icahn.mssm.edu/research/epidemiology 
    We are looking for a post-doctoral fellow to conduct cancer epidemiology research in conjunction with the Tisch cancer Institute.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 
    - Provide expertise to cancer clinical research team on epidemiologic design issues 
    - Manipulate and develop large databases, including administrative databases, to obtain and analyze variables as required 
    - Identify problems from analytic queries and take appropriate actions to guide the resolution process 
    - Utilize knowledge of epidemiology and medical understanding to refine questions and hypothesis 
    - Prepare and perform statistical analysis; interpret basic and advanced analyses 
    - Document analyses, create summaries and present results to collaborators verbally and as a presentation 
    - Collaborate with principal investigators, sponsors and external representatives to ensure that project results and conclusions are presented accurately and without bias and to jointly achieve objectives and timelines 
    - Write text for study reports to be incorporated in abstracts, manuscripts and grants 
    - Develop grants to support the PIs by conducting literature review, writing background and approach section 
    - Recruit, train, and supervises bachelors and masters epidemiologists 
    - Perform other related duties

 


 

Requirements:
  •   PhD in Epidemiology
    • Proficiency with using R, SAS, Stata, SPSS
    • Experience with statistical analysis of large clinical datasets 
    • Excellent written and communication skills in English 
    • Ability to work independently, under minimal supervision, and as part of a team
    • Evidence of deep collaboration with clinicians/medical researchers
 
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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