Join an exciting research group at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center led by Dr. Ahmed Ibrahim, PhD. As a Research Associate II, you will perform routine and increasingly complex laboratory tasks and procedures. Reads current literature in research field to keep abreast of new experimental developments. Develops technical expertise in one or more areas relevant to lab research projects. You will participate in research activities involving all aspects of the research process: hypothesis development, investigation, technical and literature search, testing/validation of results, and reporting findings. Will perform a variety of routine experimental protocols and procedures to support the objectives of laboratory research projects and comply with safety standards and procedures. Assist in preparation for data for publication and/or presentation at scholarly meetings. Assists in general laboratory maintenance. * In vitro immunological and cell injury assays * Animal handling experience * Molecular biology and biochemical techniques * Confocal microscopy * Flow Cytometry * Viral transduction and establishment of a cell line
BS Degree is required, preferably in in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics
Position requires a minimum of 2 years of research experience
Working Title: Research Associate II - Smidt Heart Institute - Ibrahim Lab
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.