The Svendsen Laboratory at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Regenerative Medicine Institute is looking for a Research Lab Assistant (RLA) to join our dynamic group!
Cedars-Sinai is committed to pushing the frontiers of medicine and discovering new technologies and innovations that will change how we diagnose and treat disease. As an international leader in biomedical research, we translate discoveries into successful treatments with global impact. With your help, we can change the future of healthcare!
The incumbent should have an interest in the basic science of stem cells and neurodegenerative diseases and will be trained on-the-job in basic benchwork under the close supervision of a Postdoctoral Researcher, or other staff scientists, for research assistance on various projects related to neurodegenerative diseases. The RLAI will be expected to function efficiently and cooperatively with a team of faculty, research associates, technicians and students. As a RLAI, perform lab cleaning and maintenance duties including washing and sterilizing glassware, operates autoclaves and other specialized equipment, utilizing special detergents or other cleaning agents. Assist in ordering and maintenance of cleaning supplies inventory.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist in duties including, but not limited to routine feeding of cell cultures, help perform basic wet lab protocols and spreadsheet organization, preparation of stock solutions
Assists in maintaining laboratory and laboratory equipment record keeping
Maintain project records
May report to Lab Supervisor or Research Associate III
May assist Research Lab Assistant II
May participate in research studies and perform basic lab techniques under guidance of the PI.
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.