Research Associate II - Pathology Group Operations

Cedars Sinai

Los Angeles, CA

Job posting number: #7245833 (Ref:2040)

Posted: May 18, 2024

Job Description

Job Description

When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of happiness, passion, and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it’s just one of the many reasons we rank as one of the top hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. From working with a team of committed healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have everything necessary do something incredible—for yourself and for others.

The Stehlik and Dorfleutner Laboratory utilizes leading-edge molecular, cellular and in vivo approaches for research in the field of molecular innate immunology with the goal to elucidate novel immune-regulatory mechanisms to advance our understanding of human immunity, and to identify novel targets for developing future therapies.

Stehlik & Dorfleutner Lab | Cedars-Sinai

Are you a hardworking and dedicated research professional?

Working under direct supervision, the Research Associate II performs routine and increasingly complex laboratory tasks and procedures and develops technical expertise in one or more areas relevant to research projects.  The Research Associate II will participate in research activities involving all aspects of the research process, to include, but not limited to; investigation, technical, testing/validation of results, and report findings.  The Associate will perform a variety of routine experimental protocols and procedures to support the objectives of laboratory research projects. The Associate will observe and comply with safety standards and procedures, assist in preparation of data for publication and/or presentation at scholarly meetings, and assist in general laboratory maintenance.  This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Essential job duties and responsibilities:

  • Performs a variety of increasingly complex experimental protocols and procedures and assist in the design of new complex or unusual protocols and techniques.
  • Keeps accurate and detailed records of experiments and results, and assist in identifying and troubleshooting of unexpected results.
  • Orders laboratory supplies and supports laboratory operations.
  • Maintains lab equipment and related records and may coordinate use of lab equipment. 
  • Assists in the operation of specialized equipment, as required by the area of research. 
  • Assists in preparation of data for publication and/or presentation at scholarly meetings. 
  • Observes and complies with safety standards and procedures.
  • Orients research laboratory assistants or lower level research associates and undergraduate student researchers on day-to-day lab operations and routine procedures.



  • Bachelor's Degree in a Science related field is required.

Experience and Skills:

  • Experience with mice colonies is strongly preferred. 
  • Mice colony management, experience with behavioral and cost management of colonies preferred
  • At least one (1) year of research laboratory experience in the area of research specialization is required.

Req ID : 2040
Working Title : Research Associate II - Pathology Group Operations
Department : Pathology Group Operations
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 : $21.26 - $36.14

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Job posting number:#7245833 (Ref:2040)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cedars Sinai
Los Angeles,California
United States
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