Trainee, Neurosciences

Job Description


Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


The Trainee is an entry level position which provides exposure to the health care administrative environment. The Trainee provides basic support to a manager or supervisor as related to the day to day operations office operations, basic data entry, etc. Duties may also include filing, scanning, photocopying and other duties as required.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • The trainee will perform experiments as part of comprehensive research program in the Shuman lab
  • Independently perform experiments and will work with a team of other researchers when necessary
  • The trainee will be involved in the experimental design, data collection, data analysis, and presentation of the experiments
  • Experiments will center around understanding how the hippocampus is altered by neurological and neurodegenerative disorders such as epilepsy and Alzheimer's Disease
  • Performs other related duties assigned
  • Education: High School Diploma required, working toward or have obtained a Bachelor's degree in any science field
  • Experience: Prior experience working with mice and performing behavioral experiments
  • Experience working with rodent models of epilepsy or Alzheimer's disorder 

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. 


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 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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