Research Postdoctoral Scientist - Lawrenson Lab
Los Angeles, California
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ResponsibilitiesRequisition # HRC1237181B
The Lawrenson laboratory is seeking a postdoctoral scientist to apply single cell and spatial transcriptomics, proteomics, and epigenetics to identify new biomarkers and therapeutic targets for endometriosis. The postdoctoral scientist will work with patient specimens and disease models to define the features of endometriosis that associate with patient symptoms and outcomes. The Lawrenson laboratory is a friendly, supportive, and collaborative working environment with a strong track-record in supporting the career development of team members. The development of new skills, conference attendance and other career developing activities will be encouraged. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious postdoctoral scientist wishing to establish their career helping to address unmet needs in women’s health. For reference see our recent publication –
Fonseca, M.A.S., Haro, M., Wright, K.N. et al. Single-cell transcriptomic analysis of endometriosis. Nat Genet 55, 255–267 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41588-022-01254-1
Working independently but in close cooperation and in consultation with the Principal Investigator and other Research Scientist, the Research 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.
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, davisand compiles data.
Performs routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout training period.
Operates and maintains equipment and instruments.
Educational Requirements: Doctorate (MD, PhD, VMD, or DDS) in area directly related to field of research specialization.
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.
Previous experience in both wet laboratory techniques and bioinformatics would be an advantage, but training in both disciplines will be provided.
Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties required for the position.
Working Title: Research Postdoctoral Scientist - Lawrenson Lab
Department: OB/GYN Prof
Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category: Academic/Research
Job Specialty: Postdoctoral
Position Type: Full-time
Shift Length: 8 hour shift
Shift Type: Day
Base Pay:$64,500.00 - $93,600.00
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