Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • The lab of Daniela Sia, PhD is seeking a highly motivated postdoc fellow (PhD, MD/PhD or equivalent) experienced in molecular biology, liver cell biology, or other relevant areas to participate in translational research projects aimed at elucidating the molecular pathogenesis of hepatobiliary cancers. Research projects may involve, but are not limited to: 1) analysis of the tumor microenvironment of hepatobiliary cancers by applying cutting edge technologies such as single cell sequencing and mass cytometry for single cell resolution; 2) generation of novel animal models of the disease; and 3) therapeutic targets discovery via high-throughput screening in sophisticated in vitro systems. The candidate will work within a multidisciplinary team of basic biologists, physician scientists, computational biologists, and clinicians at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt Sinai in the Division of Liver Diseases. The candidate will have opportunities of scientific publications and presentations. 



  • • Recent PhD degree in molecular oncology, biology, biotechnology, or related field;
    • Expertise in molecular biology techniques and animal handling;
    • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team;
    • Strong interpersonal skills and a track record of collaborative work in multidisciplinary research environment;
    • Advanced level in written and spoken English;

    Desired previous experience:
    Experience in the following topics will be considered:
    1. Cancer research;
    2. Animal modeling of human cancer;
    3. Molecular biology;
    4. Experience in genomics and analysis of high-throughput data is a plus but not a requirement. 

    Duration: The contract agreement may be for an indefinite period or for a specific period of time. 

Interested applicants should send the following materials in an application packet, preferably as a single PDF file, by email to Prof. Daniela Sia (

  • Cover letter indicating current and future research interests;
  • Expected start date;
  • CV (including list of publications and skills);
  • Names and contact information for at least 2 references.
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 comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 

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