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Research Associate I - Arditi Lab

Los Angeles, California

Overview

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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  • Analytical
  • Organized
  • Deadline-oriented
  • Adaptable
  • Results-driven
  • Problem-solver

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Culture

Discovery is central to Cedars-Sinai’s mission. Our laboratories and clinics generate ideas, therapies, devices, and systems that contribute to biomedical progress around the world. Cedars-Sinai’s investigators push the frontiers of biomedicine with studies in cardiac care, cancer, digestive health, the neurosciences, women’s health, and more. Cedars-Sinai’s robust academic enterprise shapes the experts who will help redefine medicine for the next generation.

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Responsibilities

Requisition # HRC0887152

Trying to determine what to do after college isn't easy, especially when you want to make a difference. At Cedars-Sinai, we make a difference in peoples lives every single day. One out of three people in the United States will develop cancer in their lifetime, and our drug discovery laboratories want to change that. As a Research Associate I, no impact is more meaningful than the one you'll have in our laboratories.

Are you passionate about helping people?

Working under direct supervision, the Research Associate I performs a variety of routine experimental protocols and procedures to support the objectives of one or more laboratory research projects in a specific area of research.  Assists in general laboratory activities, including maintenance of reagents and stocking of supplies.  Files and monitors documents.  Keeps accurate and detailed records of experiments and results.  Assists in the operation of specialized equipment and machinery.  Observes safety standards and procedures.   The Research Assistant I will be able to perform routine cellular, micro- and molecular biology procedures including, but not limited to Western blot, DNA/RNA, PCR, protein extraction, cell culture, immunohistochemistry, and staining.  This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Job Duties and Responsibilities, in this job you will:

•    Performs a variety of routine laboratory tasks and procedures. 
•    Keeps accurate and detailed project records of experiments and results.  
•    May assist with animal husbandry. 
•    Maintains lab equipment and related records.  
•    Transports, processes and logs samples.
•    Maintains computer database with relevant clinical information.  
•    Performs lab maintenance duties, including glassware cleaning and sterilization. 
•    Maintains stocks of general lab materials, and places orders for lab equipment and supplies.  
•    Assists new students and fellows at the laboratory.  
•    Assists in the operation of specialized equipment and machinery.
•    Observes and complies with safety standards and procedures.
•    Responsible for maintaining a limited number of mouse colonies (including genotyping) and take responsibility for lab ordering.

Qualifications -

Bachelor of Science Degree in biological sciences.

 

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  • Working Title: Research Associate I - Arditi Lab
  • Department: Home Dept-Simmons
  • Business Entity: Academic / Research
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Academic/Research
  • Job Specialty: Research Studies/Clinical Trials
  • 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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