Clinical Research Coordinator (Siper Lab), The Seaver Autism Center for Research & Treatment, Department of Psychiatry

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Department of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in NYC is looking to fill a full-time research position at the Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment, run by renowned researchers in the field of autism: Joseph D. Buxbaum, PhD, Director, Alex Kolevzon, MD, Clinical Director, and Paige Siper, PhD, Chief Psychologist. The Seaver Autism Center leads a progressive research program while providing comprehensive, personalized care to children and adults with autism spectrum disorder and related conditions. Our multidisciplinary team of preclinical and clinical faculty seek to identify the causes of autism and advance effective treatments.


We are looking for a highly responsible, organized individual who is interested in continuing on to a medical, psychology, or professional clinical research career. Among the areas for which these individuals would be responsible are: phone calls with patients, families, and clinicians seeking our services; study start-up and maintenance; patient scheduling; data entry, collection, and interpretation; Institutional Review Board submissions; technical and grant writing; observation of clinical and research assessments; and assistance with presentations and publications.

Potential opportunities available to successful applicants: publication in major medical journals; networking among distinguished individuals within and outside the medical/psychology fields; exposure to wide spectrum of psychiatric disorders and treatments; close collaboration with an interdisciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychologists, a neurologist, clinical geneticist, and genetic counselor.

  • Bachelor's degree in in psychology, biological sciences or related field
  • Familiar and comfortable with widely available computer programs
  • Have a strong background in research design
  • Have experience working with children and adults with developmental disabilities
  • Have a strong interest in research; be interested in learning about etiology and the treatment of psychiatric disorders
  • Be able and willing to work with psychiatric patients in a professional and compassionate manner
  • Ideal start date for interested candidates would be June 2020
  • The position requires a two-year commitment
  • Interested applicants may submit a cover letter, resume or CV and writing sample
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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