Associate Researcher II- Tisch Cancer Institute- Division of Hematology/Oncology- FT- Days

Job Description

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Dept:  Tisch Cancer Center- Division of Hematology Oncology                    REQ #  2557196

Job Title: Associate Researcher II

The Tisch Cancer Institute is a vital component of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital and plays a key role in the Mount Sinai Health System, which is one of the largest health care systems in the nation.   We are a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated center and provide a multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatments and clinical breakthroughs that may one day put an end to cancer. 


An Associate Researcher II position is currently available within the laboratory of Dr. Ronald Hoffman in the Tisch Cancer Institute, Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology. The research group interests involve the establishment of in vitro and in vivo systems for the study of myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) and AML.  The laboratory investigates both the mechanisms of MPN and AML pathogenesis and the development of strategies to deplete malignant stem cells.  Our goal is to identify targets for therapeutic intervention We use MPN/AML primary human stem/progenitor cells, and molecular, cell biological, and biochemical analyses in our research, we also use NOD/SCID mouse to evaluate the therapeutic effective of drugs. The successful candidate will work under limited supervision; conduct experiments using advanced techniques specific to the research project; analyze and assists in interpreting moderately complex results; work closely with a senior member of the lab as well as other members of the group. The successful applicant must be highly motivated, have good communication skills, and keep excellent records.        

Duties and responsibilities:

Conducts experiments using advanced research techniques specific to subject matter of the research project.                           

Analyzes and assists in interpreting moderately complex results.                    

Performs assays to support research studies.                

Assists in new and unexpected research experiments and techniques.                 

Assists in the collection, analysis and review of experimental data for publication and presentation.                  

May train less-experienced research staff and postdoctoral fellows in research techniques and use of equipment.                        

Performs other related duties




Bachelor’s Degree in sciences or related field or equivalent experience.

2 years in a research environment or 1 year plus Master’s Degree in sciences or related field

Excellent knowledge of cell biology and molecular biology.

Experience in tissue culture and flow cytometry is preferred.

Experience with mice is a plus.

Experience in MS word and computer programs

Excellent organizational, problem solving and analytical skills

Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

Knowledge of standard research concepts

Must be detail-oriented, highly organized, able to multitask, take initiative, start and complete projects.

Must be flexible and willing to function on a fast-paced and changing work environment.

Must be able to work with a variety of people with different backgrounds.

     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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