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Full/Part Time: Full Time
Location/Affiliates: Mount Sinai Medical Center (Manhattan)
Department: 859 - Psychiatry
Requisition Number: PD14-1614904
Postdoc research biologist conducts molecular and genetic experiments to support studies sponsored by the VA, NARSAD and APF Merck that explore the genetic basis of schizophrenia and other neuropsychiatric illnesses. His/Her responsibilities include the conduction of genetic analysis, in vitro and ex vivo molecular assays and generation of in vivo models for validation of risk genetic factors. S/he also trains site personnel in protocol procedures and implementation and oversees the experiments conducted by research technicians. S/he must possess long experience in genetic analysis, in vitro molecular assays and cell culture experiments, gene and protein expression from ex vivo samples and design of in vivo experiments.
His/Her responsibilities include the conduction of genetic analysis, in vitro and ex vivo molecular assays and generation of in vivo models for validation of risk genetic factors..
BA or BS; biology or biochemistry required
PhD: Genetics or Molecular Biology required
>7 years professional experience ideal
>7 years in research environment preferred
Driver's license or passport required.
Attention to detail
Professionalism to establish/maintain interdepartmental relationships
Ability to handle difficult personnel situations with skill and tact.
Ability to prioritize multiple projects.
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to use discretion in dealing with confidential information.
Must have excellent communication skills and an ability to work in collaboration with a diverse group of people.
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.