Research Project Advisor - Smidt Heart Institute - Van Eyk Lab
Los Angeles, California
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ResponsibilitiesRequisition # HRC0808559
As a Research Project Advisor, you will work with the Principal Investigator or Department Head to develop and implement research programs, including project planning, identifying funding sources, preparing grant proposals, and presenting results for possible publication. You will attend national meetings and conferences, identifies potential collaborators and research sponsors, and maintains relationships with colleagues and National Institutes of Health and other funding agencies. Will ensure compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Serves as departmental resource for scientific initiatives and major research projects and identifies funding opportunities.
- Communicates the feasibility of study involvement and or participation with the PI.
- Independently and as part of a team, develops and implements research programs, including project planning.
- Participates in the research and academic activities of the department.
- Prepares grant proposals and assists PI in authoring manuscripts for publication, books for publication; and prepares presentations for both expert and lay audiences.
- Works closely with principal investigator and is knowledgeable in the area of research specialization.
- Represents the interests of the department in inter-and intra-institutional research projects; provides expertise for research collaborations.
- Maintains excellent relationships with colleagues, locally, nationally, and internationally; has an excellent, productive relationship with National Institutes of Health and other funding agencies.
- Superior communication skills for interactions with faculty, administrators, and employees.
- Attends national meetings and conferences and identify potential collaborators and research sponsors.
- Special projects as assigned.
- May function as bridge between laboratory, translational, and clinical research programs.
- May be responsible for research process improvement, quality assurance, and problem solving for the department.
- May develop curriculum and oversee coordination of small and large scientific symposia.
- Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board.
- Maintains research practices using Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
- Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law.
- Bachelor's Degree is required
- Master's Degree or Ph.D. in analytical chemistry or similar field is strongly preferred
- Specialty research certification preferred.
- Seven (7) years minimum experience in directly related field.
- One to Five (1-5) years’ experience in operation of LC-MS systems.
- Scientific background in mass spectrometry (MS) and analytical chemistry with direct hands on experience in development of LC-MS/MS assays for small molecules, peptides, and proteins.
- Experience with assay automation, multiplexing, and validation.
- Strong organization and scientific writing skills, with a record of contributions to publications.
- Demonstrated experience with managing deadlines and people.
- Experienced with implementation of high throughput mass spectrometry, automation technology, and multiplexing biomarker assays.
- Familiarity of Proteomics software and Bioinformatics tools.
- Three (3) years of project management experience is preferred.
Working Title: Research Project Advisor - Smidt Heart Institute - Van Eyk Lab
Department: Heart Institute Operations
Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category: Academic/Research
Job Specialty: Academic/Research Services
Position Type: Full-time
Shift Length: 8 hour shift
Shift Type: Day
Base Pay:$86,200.00 - $146,400.00
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