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Mount Sinai Health System
New York City, New York (US)
Closing date
Oct 22, 2023

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Life Sciences, Immunology, Neuroscience
Position Type
Full Time
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Mount Sinai Health System is seeking a Neuroimmunologist to join the Friedman Brain Institute and Lipschultz Precision Immunology Institute with appointments to the Nash Family Department of Neuroscience and Department of Neurology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.


Applicants are sought at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level to join Mount Sinai’s world-class neuroscience and immunology communities in the heart of Manhattan.


We are looking for scientists addressing important questions in neuroimmunology, including both basic and translational scientists working on the central and peripheral neuroimmune interface, including, but not limited to, immune system-endothelial interactions and neuron-glial interactions (i.e., oligodendrocytes, astrocytes and microglia).


The successful candidate will join a large group of neuroscientists and neurologists and will associate with the Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for Multiple Sclerosis, the Brain-Body Research Center and the Center for Glial Cell Biology. The candidate will join a highly productive research environment where multiple studies that include specimen banking and preclinical modeling are currently underway, providing numerous opportunities for new collaborations. The candidate will also be affiliated with the broader neuroscience community under the Friedman Brain Institute with over 250 associated tenure track faculty that perform cutting edge basic and clinical neuroscience research. The candidate will also join an outstanding team of immunologists with leading expertise in a broad range of areas, including innate immunity, immune-genomics, allergy, microbiome, cancer, inflammatory disease and immunotherapy. The Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a world-renowned multiple sclerosis center in the Department of Neurology. The ten full-time MS specialists and a multi-disciplinary team at the Center care for 4,000 unique patients with over 7,500 patient visits annually, conducting both clinical and basic science studies in MS and related disorders.


Position Qualifications:


  • PhD,  or MD/PhD



The Mount Sinai Health System is an internationally recognized leader in neuroscience and related clinical fields. Neuroscience research at Mount Sinai is consistently among the top funded research programs nationally with the Nash Family Department of Neuroscience ranked #4, the Departments of Neurosurgery and Neurology ranked #15 and 16, respectively, and the Department of Psychiatry ranked #7 in NIH funding in 2022. We are committed to combining our scientific expertise with the compassionate, individualized attention that ensures the best possible clinical care.




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
Neuroimmunology Search Committee at

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