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Tisch Multiple Sclerosis Research Center of New York
New York (Manhattan), New York
negotiable starting salary + benefits
Closing date
Nov 22, 2022

The Tisch Multiple Sclerosis Research Center of New York (Tisch MSRCNY) is an independent research center dedicated to finding the cause of and a cure for multiple sclerosis. Under the direction of Saud A. Sadiq, MD, FAAN, Tisch MSRCNY provides a multi-disciplinary, collaborative environment to enable both basic and translational MS research ( Our close affiliation with the International MS Management Practice (IMSMP) fosters interactions between scientists and clinicians, and enables advancement of clinical studies. Current specific areas of investigation include (1) viral etiology of MS, (2) mechanisms of disease progression, (3) repair and regeneration strategies, including stem cells, (4) biomarker discovery and validation, and (5) translational research trials.

We currently have an exciting career opportunity for a Principal Investigator position at the Assistant Research Scientist level. Applicants should demonstrate their capabilities to lead an independent research project with relevance to MS. Research topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Immunology/Neuroimmunology with emphasis on B-cells or innate immune responses in MS
  • Experimental animal models of demyelinating disease and neurodegeneration

Successful candidate will be expected to train and supervise research assistants and will have opportunities to collaborate with other Tisch MSRCNY scientists. The position is fully funded for 3 years, with opportunity for extension.

Come visit us at our SfN posters! Monday 11/14/22 from 8:00-9:00am.


  • PhD or MD/PhD and postdoctoral experience in the biological sciences with relevance to MS.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Strong publication record

Tisch MSRCNY offers a very competitive salary and benefits in a pleasant and professional work environment. To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names of three references. Please indicate "Assistant Research Scientist application" in the subject line of the email.

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