Job ID: 129469

Postdoctoral Fellow

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

  • Sep. 19, 2019
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Biophysics / Bioengineering
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    New York, NY
  • until filled
  • immediate
  • Post-Doc
  • Physics - General
    Chemistry - Physical
    Chemistry - Biochemistry
    Biology - Molecular
    Biology - Genetics
    Sciences - General

We seek a highly motivated biophysics/bioengineering postdoctoral fellow to join our interdisciplinary computational and experimental group which is engaged in the DARPA ECHO project, the MoTrPAC consortium and other large-scale programs. The fellow will study device development for nanopore epigenetic assays and other biophysical assays, with opportunities for publication, patenting and commercial development. The successful candidate should have a PhD in biophysics, bioengineering, chemistry, physics, engineering, or a closely related discipline and experience with nanopore technology with sequencing (solid-state and protein pores for applications in nucleic acids and proteins). Experience with Oxford Nanopore, micro- and nano- fluidics; molecular and cellular biology; semiconductor processing; MEMS; micro- and nano- devices; low-noise, phase-sensitive lock-in measurements; programming in MATLAB and LABVIEW and working knowledge of biophysical and bio-characterization techniques (such as AFM, HPLC, LC-MS and functional assays) are desirable.

Interested applicants should send a detailed CV, along with a list of publications, and arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation sent via email directly to Prof. Angelo Gaitas (

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.

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

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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Contact Information

  • Angelo Gaitas

    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    1 Gustave L. Levy Place
    P.O.Box 1137
    New York, NY 10029
  • 212-241-6907

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