Associate Researcher (Salmon Lab), Oncological Sciences

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Associate Researcher is an entry level laboratory research position, responsible for conducting and assisting with routine and standardized experiments using techniques specific to the assigned research project under the supervision of the Principal Investigator and/or a Postdoc/PhD student.


The candidate will primarily work with human tissue (bladder and lung tumor lesions) with a focus on cellular immunology. The focus of the research study will be on the interactions between stromal and immune cells in the tumor microenvironment.

  • Conducting routine and standardized experiments using appropriate research techniques specific to subject matter of the research project (i.e. processing of human tumor and blood samples, cell sorting, immunohistochemistry)
  • Analyzing and assisting in interpreting laboratory results of moderate complexity
  • Assisting in the collection, analysis and review of experimental data for publication and presentation
  • May include maintaining laboratory environment, assisting in the upkeep of appropriate inventory and ordering supplies
  • Bachelor's Degree in life sciences
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a basic science research laboratory setting
  • Experience with human samples desirable
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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