Date Posted: May 20, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Regenerative Medicine Institute is looking for a Research Post Doc to join Dr. Tyler Pierson's laboratory. The incumbent should have an interest in the basic science of induced pluripotent stem cells, neurogenetic disorders, drug screening, and gene therapy. Interest in gene regulation and lysosomal disorders are an added plus.
Working independently, but in close cooperation and in consultation with the Principal Investigator and other Research Scientists, the Research Post Doc will perform routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout their training period. The incumbent may develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols and will analyze and interpret data. They will participate in publications and presentations as author or co-author and they may assist in the preparation of grant proposals but are not responsible for generating grant funds.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
May assist in preparation of grant proposals, but is not responsible for generating grant funds.
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.
Operates and maintains equipment and instruments.
Participation in laboratory meetings, keeping a lab notebook, performing calculations, tabulating data, summarizing methods and results of related experiments and general lab maintence will be required. The individual will be expected to function efficiently and cooperatively with a team of faculty, research associates, technicians and students.
Scheduling flexibility including evening, weekend and holiday rotation commitment is required. Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential. Travel may be required.
Doctorate (MD, PhD, VMD, or DDS) in area directly related to field of research specialization.
Independently works on research projects designed by a mentor (typically the PI) within an 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.