Post Doctoral Fellow-MSH

The Mount Sinai HospitalThe Mount Sinai Hospital

New York, New York
Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


Roles & Responsibilities:

The Chakraborty Laboratory, located at the Department of Urology in the Center of Excellence for Prostate Cancer Research and the Department of Oncological Science at Tisch Cancer Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS), is currently seeking two highly motivated and talented postdoctoral fellows. Candidates with a background in cell and molecular biology, cell signaling, cancer biology, tumor immunology, and epigenetics are encouraged to apply.

Our research is focused on multiple areas including functional genomics, DNA damage repair, cancer metabolism, cancer cell biology, cell signaling pathways, metastasis, cellular plasticity, and cancer stem cells. We use prostate cancer as our primary model system.

Our laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities for cancer biology and translational research. The successful candidate will work closely with Dr. Chakraborty, other researchers in the team, and collaborators at ISMMS and other institutions. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for training clinical fellows, graduate, and undergraduate students in laboratory techniques and expected to apply for external funding opportunities. 


• A PhD and/or MD.
• Expertise in Cell biology, molecular biology, CRISPR, DNA cloning, epigenetics, or equivalent fields.
• Excellent track record in research and publication.
• A high level of motivation to immerse themselves in a diverse environment, bridging the boundaries between basic and translational research.


Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are key drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together. We invite you to participate actively as a part of the Mount Sinai Health System team by:  

  • Using a lens of equity in all aspects of patient care delivery, education, and research to promote policies and practices to allow opportunities for all to thrive and reach their potential
  • Serving as a role model confronting racist, sexist, or other inappropriate actions by speaking up, challenging exclusionary organizational practices, and standing side-by-side in support of colleagues who experience discrimination
  • Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people and to create an inclusive, welcoming and nurturing work environment where all feel they are valued, belong, and are able to professionally advance. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, contribute to the patient experience and quality of patient care.


Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our history!



Who We Are


Over 42,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) provides equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, age, disability, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, veteran, immigration, citizenship, or other protected status. 

 EOE including Veterans and Disabled


The Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) provides a salary range to comply with the New York City Law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. The salary range for the role is $58,661.00 - $60,788.00 Annually. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including experience, education, and hospital need. The salary range or contractual rate listed does not include bonuses/incentive, differential pay or other forms of compensation or benefits.

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