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Associate Researcher (Kim-Schulze's Lab) - Immunobiology Center

Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York City, New York, US
Closing date
Oct 11, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

The Human Immune Monitoring Center at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai leverages powerful technology platforms and deep immunological expertise to provide comprehensive immune monitoring services for a diverse range of clinical and translational research studies. We are expanding and have an immediate opening for a technician to work on COVID studies and clinical trials sample management, processing and state-of-the-art cellular and proteomic profiling assays across a diverse range of research areas.

This is a dynamic position that will also offer many additional opportunities to work on a range of innovative immunological assays and make a real impact at the forefront of translational immunology in cancer, IBD, CVD, inflammation and neurology.

Our ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in science with an emphasis on cellular biology and basic knowledge general molecular/cell biology lab techniques and biospecimen processing for the downstream fit-for-purpose platform such as Olink, Multiplex, ELISA and flow cytometry. Experience with human biospecimen processing would be ideal but is not required, since full platform-specific training on all the biological assay platforms will be provided.

Acute attention to detail, excellent organizational and time management skills, strong communication skills and an ability to interact well with others are critical. We are an energetic team and are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive candidate with the desire to learn complex new skills and techniques.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • 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.

  • Bachelors degree in science or related field required.
  • 0-2 year of research/laboratory experience
  • Appropriate verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Organizational, problem solving and analytical skills

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.

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

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