Associate Researcher I


: $77,920.00 - $127,920.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

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An Associate Researcher I position is currently available within the laboratory of Dr. Doris Germain within Tisch Cancer Institute, Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology. The lab focuses on breast cancer. The two areas of interest is the link between pregnancy and breast cancer and the role of the mitochondrial unfolded protein response (UPRmt) in breast cancer progression. We use mainly a combination of cell biology and mouse genetics approaches.

Under moderate supervision, duties include conducting routine and standardized experiments using advanced techniques specific to the research project, analyzing and assisting in interpreting moderately complex results, assisting students and postdoctoral fellows with their projects as well as general lab maintenance.

The Tisch Cancer Institute is a vital component of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital and plays a key role in the Mount Sinai Health System, which is one of the largest health care systems in the nation. We are a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated center and provide a multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatments and clinical breakthroughs that may one day put an end to cancer.

Duties and responsibilities:

1. Conducts routine and standardized experiments using advanced research techniques specific to subject matter of the research project.

2. Analyzes and assists in interpreting moderately complex results.

3. Performs assays to support research studies.

4. Assists in new and unexpected research experiments and techniques.

5. Assists in the collection, analysis and review of experimental data for publication and presentation.

6. Performs other related duties



B Bachelor's Degree in sciences or related field.


* Knowledge of standard research concepts

Excellent organizational, problem solving and analytical skills

Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

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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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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Associated topics: dietetic, disease, drug, immunohematology, pharmaceutical, pharmacy, protein, toxicologist, transfection, vaccine * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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