Job ID: 196742

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

  • Oct. 12, 2022
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • BioMedical Engineering and Imaging Institute
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    New York, NY
  • Open until filled
  • Immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Human Factors Engineering/Ergonomics
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)
    Engineering - Other

The Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Institute (BMEII) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to conduct research in the areas of wearable sensors and electronics. The candidate will have exciting opportunities to apply diverse and advanced engineering concepts in materials, mechanics, circuits, and manufacturing toward improving healthcare. Strategically positioned at the heart of a clinical environment, the candidate will have unique opportunities to engage in active clinical collaborations with faculty members and clinicians at Mount Sinai.

  • Responsibilities:
    • Design, fabrication, and functionality validation of wearable sensors and electronics
    • Collection, analysis, interpretation, and management of collected sensor data
    • Manuscript preparation, conference participation, contributions to grant applications, and mentorship of students.
  • Requirements: The candidate should have a Ph.D. or have defended their doctoral thesis in one of the following: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, or a related field. Expertise in two or more of the following areas is highly desirable: human-machine interfaces, flexible electronics, circuit design, signal processing, and data analysis. Special considerations will be given for candidates with previous experience in clinical studies and sensor studies involving human subjects.
  • To apply: If interested and qualified, please email your CV, a brief cover letter, and the names and contact information of at least two references to Prof. Yun Soung Kim at

The BMEII at Mount Sinai is a 30,000 sq ft state-of-the-art research facility with a mission centered around development, validation, translation, and education of innovative technology in biomedical engineering to address both basic and clinical research problems. The center currently houses multiple research dedicated instrumentation, including 3T and 7T human MRI scanners, 3T PET/MR, PET/CT, 9.4T and 7T small animal MRI scanners. Along with the material resources, the BMEII has over 45 members with expertise in a variety of translational research, from neuroimaging to nanomedicine. BMEII’s new facility dedicated to sensor and hardware fabrication and development will be completed in 2023 to accelerate research on next generation wearables. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai attracts outstanding scientists, clinicians, and students, all of whom share a deep commitment to expanding biomedical knowledge, providing expert clinical care, and serving the community. Working in close partnership with the Mount Sinai Hospital, the Icahn School of Medicine serves one of the most diverse and complex patient populations in the world.

Mount Sinai is located on the Upper East Side in New York City. Salary will be commensurate with the cost of living in the area. Subsidized housing close to the Mount Sinai campus is available for postdocs.  

  • The Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) provides equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, age, disability, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, veteran, immigration, citizenship, or other protected status.

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Contact Information

  • Yun Soung Kim
    BioMedical Engineering and Imaging Institute
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    1470 Madison Avenue
    New York, NY 10029
  • 646-915-2267

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