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Full/Part Time: Part Time
Location/Affiliates: The Mount Sinai Hospital
Department: 867 - Neurosciences
Requisition Number: 14-1623138

Job Description:

Job Title: Administrative Reader Assistant
Salary Hourly: commensurate with experience
Position: Part time

Dr. Fatemeh Haghighi is a visually impaired faculty member in the Department of Neuroscience at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Bronx VA. Her research is in the area of epigenetics and disease with a focus on neuropsychiatric disorders (i.e. depression and schizophrenia). She is looking for an assistant to help her with administrative aspects of her research activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Read aloud research materials covering molecular biology, statistics, and computer science, with a mastery of the English language required.
Receive and process incoming correspondence
Assist with grant preparation and management.
Assist PI with editing research articles and preparing poster presentations
Perform literature searches.
Order research and office supplies.
Coordinate activities such as conferences, meetings, and travel.
Accompany Dr. Haghighi to national and international conferences, and NIH study sections as needed (working hours and travel expenses paid).
* Submit annual progress reports to regulatory and funding agencies.

Job Qualifications:

Qualifications:
Education: BA, BS, or higher, preferably in neuroscience, psychology, biology, or related fields.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Expertise with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Organized, resourceful, and detailed-oriented.
Strong multi-tasking, project and time management, problem-solving and organizational skills.
Flexible in his/her daily duties.
Familiarity with NIH (or other sponsor) grant submission process to assist PI in submission of grants preferred.
Research theory training/experience (either through an undergraduate course or previous research lab experience) preferred.
Previous experience as an administrative assistant preferred.

Mount Sinai Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds. Mount Sinai Medical Center--An EEO/AA-D/V Employer.

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