Research Associate I - Lung Institute

Cedars Sinai

Los Angeles, CA

Job posting number: #7153646 (Ref:HRC0869784)

Posted: April 3, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description

Are you ready to be a part of breakthrough research?

Cedars-Sinai offers scientists unparalleled access to cutting-edge technologies, facilities, and resources for conducting research related to an impressive range of diseases and disorders, from cancer, cardiology, and digestive diseases, to genetics, genomics, neurosciences, and women's health. You can continue your career journey with us!

Founded in 2012, the Women's Guild Lung Institute now provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care at Cedars-Sinai for diseases of the esophagus, chest, lungs, and airways. The Lung Institute was also among the first to create a computed tomography (CT) screening program for people with a higher-than-average risk of developing lung cancer. This screening is now a standard of care nationwide.

As a Research Associate I, you will be working under direct supervision and will perform 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. In this role, you will assist in general laboratory activities, including maintenance of reagents, stocking of supplies, organizing files, and monitoring documents. You will also be responsible for keeping accurate and detailed records of experiments and results. You will assist in the operation of specialized equipment and machinery. You will observe and practice safety standards and procedures. You will be able to perform routine cellular, micro, and molecular biology procedures including, but not limited to - Western, Northern blot, DNA/RNA, PCR, protein extraction, cell culture, Immunohistochemistry, and staining. This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • 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.
  • Assists PI with animal and cell imaging studies.

Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in a Science related field required.

Experience and Skills:

  • Understanding of general research objectives.
  • Working knowledge of database management, personal computers, and presentation and imaging software.
  • Familiar with routine laboratory procedures and experimental protocols.
  • Must possess computer skills to include, but not limited to, Excel and Word.

Physical Demands:

Able to sit for moderate periods of time. Able to use a computer workstation for moderate periods of time.  Able to sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time. Able to read papers online and documents.  Able to operate standard office equipment.  Able to exercise physical ability and perspective acuity to satisfactorily perform essential job functions.


About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.

Req ID : HRC0869784
Working Title : Research Associate I - Lung Institute
Department : Research - Pulmonary
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category : Academic / Research
Job Specialty : Research Studies/ Clin Trial
Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT
Primary Shift : Day
Shift Duration : 8 hour
Base Pay : $19.50 - $29.87



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Job posting number:#7153646 (Ref:HRC0869784)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cedars Sinai
Los Angeles,California
United States
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