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Postdoctoral Scientist - Hematopoietic and Epithelial Cell Biology Research Cluster

Requisition # 20002021 Apply Now

At Cedars-Sinai, postdoctoral scientists and other junior researchers fulfill a critical role in expanding the horizons of medical knowledge through biomedical research. By hosting more than 100 postdocs, who conduct vital research and receive advanced training with expert faculty mentors, Cedars-Sinai supports the ongoing medical education process that continues beyond PhD/MD graduation.

 

Overview: Hematopoietic and Epithelial Cell Biology

 

Postdoctoral scientists in the Hematopoietic & Epithelial Cell Biology Cluster (HECBC) will undergo training in the research laboratories of the Regenerative Medicine Institute (RMI). The RMI is under the directorship of Dr. Clive Svendsen and is supported by various prestigious funding agencies including NIH/NIDDK, NIH/NEI, American Heart Association and American Society of Nephrology. Research interests in the HECBC span fundamental studies aimed to gain deep, critical insights into the molecular underpinnings of hematopoietic and epithelial stem cell/progenitor systems, and their role in tissue repair and/or pathological remodeling after injury. The HECBC leverages upon the world-class immunology, ophthalmology and kidney transplant centers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, to conduct translational studies exploring mechanisms of human hematopoiesis, human eye disease and kidney repair.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • 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.

Education:

Doctorate (MD, PhD, VMD, or DDS) in area directly related to field of research specialization.

 

Experience:

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 - Hematopoietic and Epithelial Cell Biology Research Cluster
  • Department: Research Center Health Equity
  • Business Entity: Academic / Research
  • Job Category: Academic/Research
  • Job Specialty: Postdoctoral
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Full-time
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