Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • A postdoctoral position is available in the lab of Susan K. Fried, Ph.D., Professor in the Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Institute at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, in New York City. Research in the lab is focused on adipose tissue biology in human obesity. The lab focuses on understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms of adipocyte function in obesity and type 2 diabetes, including how fat distribution is regulated and how it affects metabolic health. Contact Susan K. Fried by email if interested”.


  • Applicants must have a PhD and/or MD with research experience in cell and molecular biology. Experience in clinical/translational research is desirable. Your responsibilities will include the design, execution and supervision of research projects in these areas. The research position will involve the use of human samples of adipose tissue and blood, cell and organ culture culture and molecular biology techniques. The candidate should be highly motivated, having record of scientific publications, strong communication skills, and scientific curiosity.

    Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae, with a description of their scientific interests and future goals, and names and contact information of three referees.
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. 

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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 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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