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Postdoctoral Scientist - Bottini Lab - Division of Rheumatology/Kao Institute

Beverly Hills, California

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Requisition # HRC0869608

Are you looking to contribute to groundbreaking research? We look forward to having you join our team!

Cedars-Sinai is an international leader in biomedical research, we translate discoveries into successful treatments with global impact. 

 

Principal Investigator, Nunzio Bottini, MD, is looking for a Postdoctoral Scientist to join the team!

 

The Bottini Laboratory is part of our Kao Autoimmunity Institute and Scleroderma Program within the Division of Rheumatology. The Kao Autoimmunity Institute is committed to translational and clinical research that will advance the treatment of rheumatologic diseases. At Cedars-Sinai, our physician-scientists are engaged in exploring alternative treatment methods, developing a better understanding of pathogens and studying how genes, blood and tissue samples can be used to predict complications and potentially offer personalized treatments in the future. Research is crucial to matching patients with autoimmune diseases to treatments most likely to be effective. The Kao Autoimmunity Institute aims to be a leader in advancing research and treatment for a broad spectrum of autoimmune diseases.

Working independently but in close cooperation and in consultation with the Principal Investigator and other Research Scientist, as a Postdoctoral Scientist, you will perform routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout this training period. You may develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • May assist in preparation of grant proposals, but is not responsible for generating grant funds.
  • May participate in publications and presentations as author or co-author. 
  • Designs and performs experiments.
  • Will keep appropriate experimental records and documentation, and analyze the results with the Principal Investigator. 
  • Analyzes, interprets, summarizes and compiles data.  
  • Operates and maintains equipment and instruments.

 

Education:

Doctorate (MD, PhD, VMD, or DDS) in area directly related to field of research specialization.

Experience:

  • Works independently on research projects designed by a mentor (typically the PI) within area of specialization.   
  • Acquires thorough technical and theoretical knowledge of research project and objectives during one to five (1-5) year post-doctoral appointment.  
  • Demonstrated aptitude to perform experimental protocols and procedures, including detailed data collection, and analysis and operation and maintenance of specialized equipment.
  • Knowledge of safety standards and maintenance of specialized equipment.

Physical Demands:

Able to perform moderate lifting.  Able to sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time.  Able ot read papers and online documents.  Able to operate standard office equipment.  Able to exercise physical ability and perspective acuity to satisfactorily perform essential job functions.

 

  • Working Title: Postdoctoral Scientist - Bottini Lab - Division of Rheumatology/Kao Institute
  • Department: Home Dept - Rheumatology
  • Business Entity: Academic / Research
  • City: Beverly Hills
  • Job Category: Academic/Research
  • Job Specialty: Postdoctoral
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day

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