Associate

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: New York City, NEW YORK
Job Type: FullTime

Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.

 

Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

 

Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.

 

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.



Position Summary

 

To carry out research in the area of neuroscience, inflammation and vascular biology in the laboratories of Drs. E. Richard Stanley and Nicholas Sibinga. Specifically, the research with Dr. Stanley will be in selected areas of neuroscience and with Dr. Sibinga in areas related to vascular biology. Work in both areas will include a focus on the elucidation of the functions of allograft inflammatory factor-1.

List of Responsibilities

Work collaboratively with personnel in both laboratories. Report directly to Drs. Stanley and Sibinga. Prepare and submit grant applications as a principal investigator, or co-investigator in collaboration with Drs. Stanley and Sibinga.

Scope of Responsibilities

A high degree of intellectual and technical independence. Ability to interact closely with collaborating laboratory members. Determination to obtain funding for the research projects that are developed.



Experience and Educational Background

Bachelor’s degree and Ph.D. and considerable post-doctoral experience in the areas of biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, developmental biology and neuroscience.

Skills and Competencies

Demonstrated excellence in the areas of in the areas of biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, developmental biology and neuroscience. Demonstrated ability to write papers that are published in first rate scientific journals and demonstrated ability to present research results in a cogent and clear fashion. Critical thinking ability.


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