Postdoctoral Scientist - Smidt Heart Institute / Department of Cardiology - Albert Lab
Los Angeles, California
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- Level: Mid to Senior
- Travel: Minimal (if any)
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ResponsibilitiesRequisition # 20000515
- 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.
- May develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols.
- Analyzes, interprets, summarizes and compiles data.
- Performs routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout training period.
- Operates and maintains equipment and instruments.
- Doctorate (MD, PhD, VMD, or DDS) in area directly related to field of research specialization.
- Citizenship and current residency in a Middle East country, including Israel.
- Completion of specialty/sub-specialty training in a branch of cardiovascular medicine: I.e., cardiology, cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, angiology, etc. (including pediatric cardiology and nuclear cardiology.
- Current staff employment at a Middle East academic institution.
- Eligibility to obtain an appropriate U.S. visa: I.e., J-1, etc.
- A letter of expressed interest by applicant’s home academic institution that they will provide the applicant with a faculty position upon completion of the fellowship program
- Applicants will be expected to return to their home country upon completion of the fellowship program, in order to become leaders and educators in their home country
- 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.
- Working Title: Postdoctoral Scientist - Smidt Heart Institute / Department of Cardiology - Albert Lab
- Department: Heart Institute Operations
- 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
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