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Cellular Bioengineering - Faculty - Center for Disease Neurogenomics – Manhattan, NY

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York City, New York (US)
Closing date
2 Jul 2023

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Faculty Recruitment in Cellular Bioengineering at Center for Disease Neurogenomics (CDN) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in NYC.

We are inviting applications for tenure-track faculty positions (Assistant and Associate Professor level) forscientists who are working to develop human cell-based models of neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders. We are recruiting biomedical engineers, bioengineers, developmental biologists and molecular and cellular biologists who apply state-of-the-art approaches to cellular engineering and perform advanced screening and disease modeling for therapeutic discovery. We seek scientists with expertise in cellular screening and imaging methods, microfluidic technologies to permit engineering of neural
interactions in a defined circuitry, and/or 3D printing of matrix proteins and cells to establish vasculature within three-dimensional neural organoids. The development of next generation human disease models will allow CDN members to resolve the interactions between genetic variants, cell types and molecular functions in an enhanced disease-relevant context.

The Center for Disease Neurogenomics provides a hub for neurogenomics and disease biology geared towards developing and enhancing precision medicine across neuropsychiatric disorders. The candidates will join an outstanding team of scientists with world class expertise in a broad range of disciplines, including genetics and genomics, neuroscience and clinical psychiatry. CDN promotes collaboration, inclusion, and cross-disciplinary interactions between basic wet lab and dry lab scientists and clinicians, and provides strong support to junior scientists.

The Center for Disease Neurogenomics is part of the Mount Sinai Health Care System, which is one of largest hospital systems in the United States, and the Icahn School of Medicine, which houses over 5000 faculty in outstanding departments in psychiatry, neuroscience, genetics, immunology, stem cell biology, and experimental therapeutics. The highly integrated structure of Mount Sinai’s departments, institutes and clinical divisions provide a unique environment for scientific and medical collaborations that foster an ideal atmosphere for innovations aimed at addressing 21st century biomedical challenges. Mount Sinai is ranked as one of the nation’s top biomedical institutions in research, patient care, and education, and over the last 10 years has
become a leader in biomedical data science. In addition to the CDN, faculty recruits will be appointed in the Departments of Psychiatry, Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Cell, Developmental & Regenerative Biology, and Neuroscience, which are among the top 5 ranked departments in the US, based on NIH funding.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D., M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. and are expected to develop independent research programs. Candidates for the Associate Professor rank must have a distinguished record of published research, demonstrating significant impact on the profession, and success at securing extramural funding to support research programs. We offer highly competitive recruitment packages, strong institutional commitments to faculty support, comprehensive benefits, relocation services, and a rewarding work and life environment. The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is located in the heart of Manhattan, one block from Central Park.

Compensation range from 165K to 200K (not including bonuses / incentive compensation or benefits).

Salary Disclosure Information:
Mount Sinai Health System provides a salary range to comply with the New York City law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including experience, specialties, historical productivity, historical collections, and hospital/community need. As such, an actual salary may fall closer to one or the other end of the range, and in certain circumstances, may wind up being outside of the listed salary range. The salary range listed is for full-time employment and does not include bonuses / incentive compensation or benefits. 

About the Mount Sinai Health System:
The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City's largest academic medical system, encompassing eight hospitals, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai advances medicine and health through unrivaled education and translational research and discovery to deliver care that is the safest, highest-quality, most accessible and equitable, and the best value of any health system in the nation. The Health System includes approximately 7,300 primary and specialty care physicians; 13 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 415 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and more than 30 affiliated community health centers. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked on U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" of the top 20 U.S. hospitals and is top in the nation by specialty: No. 1 in Geriatrics and top 20 in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, ENT, Pulmonology/Lung Surgery, Rehabilitation, and Urology. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked No. 12 in Ophthalmology. Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital is ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” among the country’s best in four out of 10 pediatric specialties. The Icahn School of Medicine is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools," aligned with a U.S. News & World Report "Honor Roll" Hospital, and No. 14 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding. Newsweek’s “The World’s Best Smart Hospitals” ranks The Mount Sinai Hospital as No. 1 in New York and in the top five globally, and Mount Sinai Morningside in the top 20 globally. For more information, visit or find Mount Sinai on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 

Please specify Job Title of interest and send CV with Cover Letter to:
Alex Cano
Executive Director Physician Recruitment
Mount Sinai Health System

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