Full-time, Paid, Assistant/Associate Research, Developmental and Stem Cell Biology

November 6, 2019

Position Description:
The Tisch Cancer Institute and Department of Cell, Developmental and Regenerative Biology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is seeking a student to work as an Assistant or Associate Researcher at one of their laboratories. The laboratory investigates two major areas: function of circadian rhythm genes and genes involved in immune responses in blood cell production and regeneration; and WNT pathway signaling and how it regulates red blood cell progenitor growth; and. They use genetic mouse models, primary human progenitor cells, and molecular, cell biological, and biochemical analyses in their research. Training will be provided as needed, and possibility of independent research projects. 

Responsibilities include:

  • cell culture and molecular and biochemical and cellular analysis of such cultures using cytometry, RT - PCR, and other approaches
  • handling of laboratory mice, genotyping and tracking of mouse colonies 
  • aiding in lab organization 
  • re-stocking common reagents and solutions
  • maintaining lab databases 

Position requirements:

  • B.S. in Biomedical Sciences (or equivalent)
  • One year of relevant work experience in a research lab, preferably on an independent project such as for a senior honors thesis 
  • Highly motivated 
  • Responsible
  • Good communication skills 
  • Excellent records 
  • Ability to work efficiently as part of a team 

Time Commitment 
Full-time; with a minimum commitment of two years. 


To apply, please send a detailed cover letter explaining relevant experience and your specific interest in this position, a detailed CV, and names and contact information for up to three references to Margaret Baron