Associate Scientist

Rong Chen Lab Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Job Location
1255 Fifth Avenue, Suite C2
New York, NY 10029
Job Description

The Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology at Mount Sinai is seeking a talented, motivated, and passionate individual to drive leading edge research and development as part of the Cancer Genomics and Clinical Genome Informatics groups.  You will become part of an interdisciplinary team of bioinformaticians, geneticists, molecular and cell biologists, “big data” scientists, and clinicians engaged in translational research and clinical projects across multiple disease areas.  You will be part of a team that develops and maintains an internal knowledge base for cancer genomics and clinical oncology (cancer precision medicine knowledgebase).  In this role, you will actively build, update, and document our cancer precision medicine knowledgebase. These efforts will involve integration of cell/molecular biology, cancer biology, and clinical cancer pharmacology.



  • Curation of findings from public and commercial cancer medicine resources/knowledge bases
  • Assume a role in the maintenance of a comprehensive knowledge base of oncology therapeutics and clinical trials
  • Assist in the development of novel approaches in personalized cancer medicine
  • Maintain a command of current literature in cancer genomics and personalized cancer therapy

Experience desired

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Bioinformatics, or related fields
  • Hands-on experience in Molecular/Cellular Biology, Cancer Biology, Pharmacology, or Genomics
  • Record of success in problem solving as demonstrated by high quality publications
  • Experience in at least one of the following areas; oncology clinical trials, cancer pharmacology, personalized medicine
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