Postdoctoral Scientist - Ainsworth Lab - Division of Rheumatology/Kao Autoimmunity Institute

Cedars Sinai

Beverly Hills, CA

Job posting number: #7153679 (Ref:HRC1167511)

Posted: April 3, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description

Are you looking to contribute to groundbreaking research? We look forward to having you join our team!

Cedars-Sinai is an international leader in biomedical research, we translate discoveries into successful treatments with global impact.

Dr. Richard Ainsworth, PhD is looking for a Postdoctoral Scientist to join a diverse team!

Dr. Ainsworth's collaborative work includes developing personalized treatment strategies in rheumatoid arthritis and the characterization of epigenetic reorganization in the frontal cortex of individuals with schizophrenia.

The Kao Autoimmunity Institute is committed to translational and clinical research that will advance the treatment of rheumatologic diseases. The Kao Autoimmunity Institute brings together clinicians, investigators and allied health professionals from a variety of disciplines across Cedars-Sinai and its affiliated hospitals and care sites. The Kao Autoimmunity Institute envisions a far-reaching impact on patient health and clinical outcomes for autoimmune diseases.

Working independently but in close cooperation and in consultation with the Principal Investigator in the Kao Autoimmunity Institute and other Research Scientists, the Postdoctoral Scientist will develop and apply bioinformatics methods to analyze and interpret multi-omics data. The incumbent may develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols. This position is not responsible for generating grant funds.

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Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • May assist in preparation of grant proposals.
  • 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.
  • Analyzes, interprets, summarizes, and compiles data.
  • Operates and maintains equipment and instruments.
  • May observe MD-patient or MD-human research subject interactions as it pertains directly to research being performed.

 


Qualifications

Education:

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

Experience:

  • Demonstrated ability to develop, evaluate, and implement computational, mathematical, and statistical algorithms and methods for the analysis of multimodal biomedical data.
  • Proficiency in scientific writing having published in more than one of the areas mentioned as well as experience with algorithm development/application.
  • Knowledge of (or interest in) autoimmune disease (e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, lupus) and an understanding of gene regulation and its modeling is highly preferred.
  • Acquires technical and theoretical knowledge of research project and objectives during one to five (1-5) year post-doctoral appointment.

Physical Demands:

Able to perform moderate lifting. Able to sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time. Able ot read papers and online 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 : HRC1167511
Working Title : Postdoctoral Scientist - Ainsworth Lab - Division of Rheumatology/Kao Autoimmunity Institute
Department : Research - Rheumatology
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category : Academic / Research
Job Specialty : Postdoctoral Scholar
Overtime Status : EXEMPT
Primary Shift : Day
Shift Duration : 8 hour
Base Pay : $64,500.00 - $93,600.00



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Job posting number:#7153679 (Ref:HRC1167511)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cedars Sinai
Los Angeles,California
United States
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