The Regenerative Medicine Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Scientist to join Dr. Tyler Pierson's laboratory.
The ideal candidate will have an interest in the basic science of induced pluripotent stem cells, neurogenetic disorders, drug screening, and gene therapy. Interest in gene regulation and lysosomal disorders are an added plus. For more information on Dr. Pierson's lab, please visit https://www.cedars-sinai.org/research/labs/pierson.html .
Working independently, but in close cooperation and consultation with the Principal Investigator and other Research Scientists, the Research Postdoc will perform routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout their training period, and may develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols and analyze and interpret data. They will also participate in publications and presentations as author or co-author.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
May assist in preparation of grant proposals, but is not responsible for generating grant funds
Designs and performs experiments
Keeps appropriate experimental records and documentation and analyze the results with the Principal Investigator
Operates and maintains equipment and instruments
Participation in laboratory meetings, keeping a lab notebook, performing calculations, tabulating data, summarizing methods and results of related experiments and general lab maintenance will be required
Acquires thorough technical and theoretical knowledge of research project and objectives during a one to five (1-5) year postdoctoral appointment
The individual will be expected to function efficiently and cooperatively with a team of faculty, research associates, technicians and students
Scheduling flexibility to include evening, weekend and holiday rotation commitment is required.
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 t...eaching 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.