Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • The Office of Community Outreach and Equity Research (COE) at the Tisch Cancer Institute (TCI) of the Icahn
    School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to work on cancer
    disparities, risk factors and community research.
    We are located at the crossroads of some of New York City’s (NYC) wealthiest and poorest neighborhoods.
    Our community includes residents from Central Harlem (CH), East Harlem (EH), the Upper East Side (UES)
    and the rescue and recovery workers of the World Trade Center (WTC). These communities represent the
    epitome of cancer disparities and the challenges our nation faces in equalizing them.
    Starting date: Immediately


  • Required qualifications
    1. PhD (epidemiology, public health, behavioral sciences)
    2. Community research
    3. Expertise in data management and analysis of large population databases
    4. Geospatial mapping
    5. Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team
    6. Advanced level writing
    7. Bi-lingual, Spanish/English is preferred

    Desired experience:
    1. Grant applications
    2. Examples of issues addressed in disparities
    3. At least 2 years of experience

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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