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Strength Through Diversity

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Roles & Responsibilities:
The Department of Population Health Science and Policy at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai seeks a highly qualified research assistant. Our work is focused understanding disparities in cancer incidence and mortality. Our group, within the Center for Behavioral Oncology, has several projects that examine cancer disparities from several vantage points. All of our work seeks to increase both awareness and screening behaviors among patients as well as community members (see our website noted below for details).

Job Duties: We are seeking a highly qualified and motivated research assistant. The research assistant will be an integral member of the research team and will be involved in multiple projects that aim to develop and test interventions designed to improve racial/ethnic minorities’ participation in cancer screening uptake. The research assistant will be responsible for the day-to-day management of research studies (e.g., preparing study protocols, submitting IRB materials, entering data, recruiting/consenting participants). The research assistant will also assist with manuscript and grant preparations. S/he will also be required to work closely with community partners, interdisciplinary team members, and fellow research staff.

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Health Education, Ethnic Studies, Psychology, related health and social service disciplines and/or equivalent work experience
Exceptional interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
Ability to prioritize and multi task
Highly energetic and flexible
Ability to work well with a team

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.

We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care.

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Who We Are

Over 38,000 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 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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