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Postdoctoral Scientist - Klein Lab

Los Angeles, California

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Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. By joining us in an academic role, you’ll be a part of formulating future ideas for discovery and then translating those discoveries into cures for the benefit and health of the Los Angeles community.

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  • Problem-solver

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Responsibilities

Requisition # HRC0894543

Principal Investigator, Ophir Klein, MD, PhD is looking for a Postdoctoral Scientist to join the team!

When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters.

Are you a passionate and dedicated research professional?

Cedars-Sinai has named Ophir Klein, MD, PhD, an internationally recognized innovator in pediatrics and genetics, as the inaugural executive director of Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children's and the David and Meredith Kaplan Distinguished Chair in Children's Health.

Guerin Children's represents Cedars-Sinai's ambitious vision for children's healthcare. It will fill a critical gap in care for young patients in Los Angeles and beyond by providing a seamless continuum of primary and specialty care for hospitalized patients and outpatients as they grow from newborns to adolescents to adults.

The new enterprise will offer a full complement of pediatric specialties, maternal-fetal medicine, and pediatric surgery and transplants, leveraging expertise from Cedars-Sinai's nationally recognized adult programs in cancer, cardiology, gastroenterology, orthopaedics, obstetrics, pulmonology, rheumatology, metabolic disorders and the neurosciences.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working independently but in close cooperation and in consultation with the Principal Investigator and other Research Scientist, the Postdoctoral Fellow will perform routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout training period. May develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols.
  • Analyzes and interprets data. May assist in preparation of grant proposals. Participates in publications and presentations as author or co-author. Not responsible for generating grant funds
  • Will assist in preparation of grant proposals and will be encouraged to apply for relevant fellowship grants.
  • Will participate in publications and presentations as author or co-author ad abstract preparations.
  • Will regularly present his progress through informal meetings with PI and/or Research Scientist, in lab meetings, group meetings and internal seminar series.
  • Designs and performs experiments. Will keep appropriate experimental records and documentation and analyze the results with the Principal Investigator.
  • May develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols.
  • Will analyze, interpret, summarize, and compile data.
  • Will perform routine and complex laboratory procedures to study stem cell homeostasis and regenerative capacities, with a specific focus on murine dental stem cells throughout training period.
  • Will operates and maintains equipment and instruments.
  • Direct experience in single cell RNA-sequencing, bioinformatics analyses and gene regulation networks analysis strongly preferred.
  • Experience performing FISH and other classical molecular biology assays strongly preferred

Educational Requirements:

Doctorate (Ph.D., D.Sc., M.D. or equivalent from an accredited institution) in molecular biology, bioengineering or related field

Experience:

Experienced with in vitro cell culturing techniques.

Experienced with handling animal models.

A track record of scientific productivity, as well as excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

 

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Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and well-being of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu). For this reason, we require that all new employees get a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through March each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment.

 

  • Working Title: Postdoctoral Scientist - Klein Lab
  • Department: Home Dept-Simmons
  • Business Entity: Academic / Research
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Academic/Research
  • Job Specialty: Postdoctoral
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu) and COVID-19. For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through April each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment, subject to medical exemption or religious accommodation. For the same reason, you may also be required to receive other vaccines such as COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Cedars-Sinai reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy.

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