Join Cedars-Sinai and become part of a team that is at the forefront of medical advancements. Work alongside physician-scientists and researchers who are making life-saving medical and scientific breakthroughs. Our researchers develop some of the most advanced clinical trials in the world
Do you have a passion for helping human kind? As a member of our team, you will bring your dedication and expertise to collaborate on clinical trials and assist on research studies. You will provide support and service to faculty and staff conducting research. This includes coordination of staff support, provision of centralized systems, regulatory expertise, and quality assurance. Your work will support our mission of rapidly translating research discoveries into safe, effective treatments.
We are seeking a highly motivated post-doctoral fellow to join our laboratory at Cedars-Sinai. Our lab studies the immune response to red blood cell antigens following blood transfusions, and the role of inflammation in this response.
The post-doctoral fellow responsibilities include: participation in day-to-day laboratory research projects under the mentorship of the Principal Investigator (including experimental set-up, completion, data collection and data analysis), mouse handling, presenting data at lab meetings, local and national confernces. The post-doctoral fellow will complete experiments independently or other lab members or the principal investigator.
A successful candidate will be a self-starter, have excellent organizational and record keeping skills, and be able to multi-task while maintaining precision. Skills frequently utilized to complete daily tasks include: mouse handling, basic lab skills, quantitative PCR, flow cytometry, and cell culture.
Requirements: Doctoral degree in biological sciences or a related field and lab research experience. Applicants with experience in flow cytometry, quantitative PCR, and mouse tail vein injections are strongly encouraged to apply. Experience with mice is a plus, but not required. Good communication and teamwork skills are required.
-Designs and performs experiments. Will keep appropriate experimental records and documentation and interpret results with guidance by the Principal Investigator.
-Performs experiments independently or with the principal investigator.
-Participate in publications and presentations as author or co-author.
-Performs experiments with mice. Assists with animal (mouse) husbandry and phenotyping.
-May develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols.
-Performs routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout training period.
-Attend and present at local and national research conferences.
-Apply for fellowship grants, although funding is not required.
-Performs a variety of laboratory procedures, including flow cytometry, immunofluorescence imaging, ELISAs, and quantitative pcr.
-Maintains computer databases with relevant information.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.