Postdoctoral Scientist - Hematopoietic and Epithelial Cell Biology Research Cluster
Los Angeles, CA
Job posting number: #7111657 (Ref: 20002021A)
Posted: September 25, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
At Cedars-Sinai,postdoctoral scientists and other junior researchers fulfill a critical role inexpanding the horizons of medical knowledge through biomedical research. Byhosting more than 100 postdocs, who conduct vital research and receive advancedtraining with expert faculty mentors, Cedars-Sinai supports theongoing medical education process that continues beyond PhD/MD graduation.
Overview: Hematopoietic and Epithelial Cell Biology
Postdoctoral scientists in the Hematopoietic & Epithelial Cell Biology Cluster (HECBC) will undergo training in the research laboratories of the Regenerative Medicine Institute (RMI). The RMI is under the directorship of Dr. Clive Svendsen and is supported by various prestigious funding agencies including NIH/NIDDK, NIH/NEI, American Heart Association and American Society of Nephrology. Research interests in the HECBC span fundamental studies aimed to gain deep, critical insights into the molecular underpinnings of hematopoietic and epithelial stem cell/progenitor systems, and their role in tissue repair and/or pathological remodeling after injury. The HECBC leverages upon the world-class immunology, ophthalmology and kidney transplant centers atMedical Center, to conduct translational studies exploring mechanisms of human hematopoiesis, human eye disease and kidney repair.
Essential Job Duties andResponsibilities:
- May assist in preparation of grant proposals, but is not responsible for generating grant funds.
- 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 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.
Doctorate (MD, PhD, VMD,or DDS) in area directly related to field of research specialization.
Works independently onresearch projects designed by a mentor (typically the PI) within area ofspecialization. Acquires thorough technical and theoretical knowledge ofresearch project and objectives during one to five (1-5) year post-doctoralappointment. Demonstrated aptitude to perform experimental protocols and procedures,including detailed data collection, and analysis and operation and maintenanceof specialized equipment. Knowledge of safety standards and maintenance ofspecialized equipment.
Working Title:Postdoctoral Scientist - Hematopoietic and Epithelial Cell Biology Research Cluster
Department:Cancer Resrch Ctr Health Eqty
Business Entity:Academic / Research
Shift Length:8 hour shift
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