Director, Center for Statistical Genetics

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Job Location
New York, NY
Job Description

The Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology and the Division of Psychiatric Genomics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) invite applications for a Director of our growing Center for Statistical Genetics. We are seeking someone to lead a dynamic group of faculty who are pursuing both methodological research and applications to large-scale genomic data. Focus areas include: development of statistical and mathematical models and methods for genomic studies, development of predictive models of genetic disease, understanding population structure and human disease, and integrative genomics including epigenetics and gene expression.



The Center Director will have demonstrated ability to obtain peer-reviewed research funding or the potential to secure such funding, excellence in collaborative biostatistics, teaching, and mentoring appropriate to the programmatic needs of the Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology and the Division of Psychiatric Genomics. Applicants should have a doctoral degree in Biostatistics, Genetics, Epidemiology, or another relevant discipline with 4-5 years of experience at the faculty level. 

How to Apply

Applicants should send a CV, statement of research interests, and at least three letters of reference to: Lynn Hendrickson (

About Our Organization

The Institute for Genetics and Multiscale Biology is an interdisciplinary institute contributing to the dynamic genomics environment at ISMMS. We are using data to better diagnose, treat and prevent disease. The Institute and faculty play a key role in multiple large genomics including efforts in Personalized Cancer Therapy, the Accelerating Medicines Partnership in Alzheimer’s Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and the Microbiome. Current projects in the Division of Psychiatric Genomics Psychiatric projects include major roles in the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium (PGC) and PsychCHIP, the CommonMind Consortium (CMC), and the PsychENCODE project.

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. We are located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, adjacent to Central Park and in close proximity to the many cultural activities that New York City has to offer.

Internationally regarded for its dedication to medical science, Mount Sinai is home to an array of leading research institutes, centers, and laboratories, all of which work toward rapidly translating advances in basic science into innovative patient care. Join us if you share our vision of collaborative problem solving and help to shape the future of research and health care. In addition to taking the best care of our patients, we offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.

Formed in September 2013, 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, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, and Mount Sinai St. Luke’s.

The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. 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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