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Research Project Advisor

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 # HRC0978697

Job Summary: 

The Research Project Advisor works 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.  Attends national meetings and conferences, identifies potential collaborators and research sponsors, and maintains relationships with colleagues and National Institutes of Health and other funding agencies.  Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board.
 
Primary 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.


Educational Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree (minimum)
Master's Degree (preferred)

Licenses: N/A

Experience: 7 years experience (minimum)

Physical Demands:  Must possess the physical ability and perceptive acuity to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect patient care functions


Working Title:Research Project Advisor
Department:Emergency Rm Admin
Business Entity:Service Lines & Ops
Job Category:,Academic/Research,Academic/Research
Job Specialty:Academic/Research Services
Position Type:Full-time
Shift Length:8 hour shift
Shift Type:Day

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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.

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