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Associate Researcher, Immunobiology Center (Kamphorst Lab)

Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, Iowa, US
Closing date
Aug 11, 2021

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
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Full time
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  • New York, New York
  • Research
  • 2713192
Job Description
Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Ideal candidate need to be motivated by Science and interested in biomedical research. Will work closely Dr. Alice Kamphorst and other scientists with great opportunity for one-on-one mentorship. The research program focuses on T cells, with emphasis on cancer immunology. Candidate must be detail-oriented and highly motivated to learn. Should have the ability to work independently as well as in group. Must possess excellent organizational, record-keeping, analytical and communication skills. Willingness to work with mice (previous experience would be great) and handle BSL2 viruses such as lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus after appropriate training. Will be trained to perform basic tissue culture, virology and molecular biology techniques (e.g. plaque assay, DNA/RNA extraction, PCR). Will assist in processing blood and tissues from mice or humans and perform experiments using flow cytometry and other techniques as required. Will perform general laboratory duties as assigned. Will assist in ordering laboratory supplies and general organization of the lab. With experience, under limited supervision will conduct experiments using advanced techniques specific to the research project. Expected to assist in analysis and review of experimental data for publication and presentation. Communicates ideas, problems, suggestions, and messages in a timely and effective manner. Seeks guidance as necessary and asks appropriate questions when in doubt. 2 year minimum commitment strongly preferred.
  • Conducts routine and standardized experiments using appropriate research techniques specific to subject matter of the research project.
  • Analyzes and assists in interpreting laboratory results of moderate complexity.
  • Performs assays to support research studies.
  • Maintains laboratory environment and assists in the upkeep of appropriate inventory; may include ordering of supplies.
  • Logs and tests samples; prepares and submits laboratory materials and specimens for shipment.
  • Assists in the collection, analysis and review of experimental data for publication and presentation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree in science or related field required.
  • Exposure to research environment, working on immunology, molecular biology or related field is preferred.

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity and inclusion are drivers 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 and participate actively as a leader within the Mount Sinai Health System by:
  • Serving as the primary resource management representative of the Mount Sinai leadership teams, committees, etc., and acting as the primary executive leader interface between Mount Sinai and key executives from the health systems' vendors and partners.
  • Engaging with relevant thought leaders and policy-makers at the federal and state levels, and representing the Health System as assigned.
  • Using a lens of equity in establishing and promoting policies and procedures and providing opportunities for all to thrive.
  • Confronting racist, sexist or other inappropriate behavior and challenges exclusionary organizational practices and serving as a role model to promote anti-racist behaviors.
  • Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers.

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 42,000 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 Morningside (formerly 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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