Research Associate I - Noble/Jiang Lab - Lung Institute

Cedars Sinai

Los Angeles, CA

Job posting number: #7235180 (Ref:1584)

Posted: April 5, 2024

Job Description

Job Description

Are you ready to be a part of breakthrough research?

Cedars-Sinai offers scientists unparalleled access to ground breaking 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!

Principal Investigators, Paul Noble, MD, and Dianhua Jiang, MD / PhD invite you to consider this great opportunity to join their dynamic team!

Research in the Noble and Jiang Laboratory focuses on cellular and molecular mechanisms of lung inflammation and fibrosis, the role of lung stem cells in pulmonary fibrosis and the role of host defense in lung inflammation and fibrosis.

The Research Associate I 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. The RA I team member will be able to perform routine cellular, molecular biology procedures including, but not limited to Western, Northern blot, DNA/RNA, PCR, protein extraction, cell culture, flow cytometry, Immunohistochemistry, and staining. The incumbent will assist in general laboratory activities, including maintenance of reagents and stocking of supplies, and filing and monitoring of documents. This position keeps accurate and detailed records of experiments and results, assists in the operation of specialized equipment and machinery, and observes safety standards and procedures. This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Under supervision, the incumbent is expected to perform in vivo experiments including mouse lung injury models and sample collections, and in vitro experiments including cell culture, stem cell regenerative capacity assessment, flow cytometry, mRNA analysis, protein analysis, and immunohistology studies.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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 equipment and supplies.
  • Assists new students and fellows at the laboratory.



  • Bachelor's degree in a Science related field, required.


  • Research laboratory experience is preferred.
  • Experience with tissue culture, animal handling, and molecular biology is highly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of database management, personal computers, and presentation and imaging software.
  • Must possess digital literacy in Excel and Word.

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 : 1584
Working Title : Research Associate I - Noble/Jiang Lab - 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 : $21.00 - $29.87

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Job posting number:#7235180 (Ref:1584)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cedars Sinai
Los Angeles,California
United States
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