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Neuroimmunology - Physician - Mount Sinai Health System - New York, NY

Mount Sinai
New York City, New York
Closing date
Jan 7, 2023

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Job Function
Healthcare Provider
Position Type
Full Time
Senior Level

Institute, and faculty appointments in both the Department of Neuroscience and the Department of Neurology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. 
We are looking for scientists addressing important questions in neuroimmunology, including both basic and translational scientists working on the central and peripheral neuroimmune interface. 

The successful candidate will join a large group of neuroscientists and neurologists and will associate with the Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson (CGD) Center for Multiple Sclerosis (MS), a world-renowned multiple sclerosis center in the Department of Neurology.  The ten full-time MS specialists and a multi-disciplinary team at the CGD Center care for 4,000 unique patients with over 7,500 patient visits annually. CGD Center faculty are clinician-scientists with research funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Defense, the National MS Society, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, other foundations, and industry. The candidate will join a highly productive research environment where multiple studies that include specimen banking are currently underway, providing numerous opportunities for new collaborations.  The candidate will 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. 

Position Description:

  • Collaborate with colleagues as an integral part of a health system
  • Benefit from the education, research, and clinical program of Icahn School of  Medicine at Mount Sinai, one of the top ranked schools nationally
  • Significant opportunities for career development
  • Dedicated support staff 
  • Compensation range from 143,750K to 629,623K (not including bonuses / incentive compensation or benefits)

Position Qualifications:
•    PhD or MD/PhD
•    A track record of, or potential for, basic and/or translational research and a vision for establishing a program of basic and/or translational research in neuro-immunology
•    A strong work ethic and capability for effective collaboration in multi-disciplinary research

ISMMS seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

Salary Disclosure Information:
Mount Sinai Health System provides a salary range to comply with the New York City law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including experience, specialties, historical productivity, historical collections, and hospital/community need. As such, an actual salary may fall closer to one or the other end of the range, and in certain circumstances, may wind up being outside of the listed salary range. The salary range listed is for full-time employment and does not include bonuses / incentive compensation or benefits. 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion | Mount Sinai - New York 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an internationally recognized leader in clinical neurology, neurology education, and neurology research. The Mount Sinai Hospital was ranked 10th by U.S. News & World Report for Neurology and Neurosurgery in 2021-2022. 
The Friedman Brain Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is one of the world’s premier institutions dedicated to advancing our understanding of brain and nervous system disorders, driving innovative approaches to new treatments and diagnostic tests through translational research. We are committed to the best in education, research, clinical care, and community outreach.
The Neurology Department is the oldest in the nation- the inpatient neurology service was established in 1900 under the direction of Bernard Sachs, MD, who was the first to describe Tay-Sachs disease. Over the past 120-plus years, it has continued to grow and contribute to research and patient care.  The Department of Neurology currently ranks No. 13 among neurology departments across the country in NIH funding, which reflects $24.3 million in awards received during the NIH’s 2021 fiscal year.

The Nash Family Department of Neuroscience at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai received the third most biomedical research funding from the NIH of any medical school neuroscience department in the nation in 2021, according to data compiled and released by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (BRIMR). The Neuroscience Department received $36.9 million iin awards during the NIH’s 2021 fiscal year, which included 61 awards for which department faculty members are Principal Investigators. 

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

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