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Montefiore Medical Center (MMC) is seeking a post-doctoral scientist to join their team as full-time Research Associate for the Department of Pathology. The staff scientist will work closely with clinical laboratory directors and surgical pathologists in molecular diagnostic assay development, assay verification and validation, and molecular translational research. Clinical diagnostic assay development of non-commercially available assays may include genetic testing for hematologic and other oncologic pathologies and molecular testing for rapid diagnosis of infectious diseases at the MMC clinical laboratories. Molecular translational research in clinical and surgical pathology includes investigation of oncologic and benign pathologies and may require use of the Einstein core research laboratories as needed. Responsibilities of the staff scientists include:


  • Supervise and execute molecular/genomic assay development projects in collaboration with laboratory directors and managers
  • Assist in the validation of molecular assays in collaboration with laboratory directors and managers
  • Assist laboratory directors and pathologist with technical expertise in the development of research ideas and detailed research plans
  • Perform/execute technical and analytical aspects of approved translational research projects
  • Manage multiple projects with different leading pathologists and laboratory directors simultaneously with help from the Translation Research Committee Molecular Research Subcommittee
  • Perform other laboratory related tasks under the direction of a laboratory director and as required


  • Candidates must possess a PhD in Molecular Biology, Biology, Genetics, or Cell Biology and at least 1 year of post-doctoral work experience. Experience and technical expertise in PCR, probe technology, sequencing, and assay development is desired. Academic appointment to the Albert Einstein College of Medicine is a possibility and commensurate with credentials and experience


This position is located at the Moses campus in the Pathology administration department. The hours are 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.


Department: Pathology Bargaining Unit: Non Union Campus: MOSES  Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 111 East 210th Street, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8:30 AM-5 PM Req ID: 153635 


Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


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