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Cedars-Sinai Postdoctoral Scientist - Smidt Heart Institute (Van Eyk Lab) in Beverly Hills, California

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The Smidt Heart Institute reflects Cedars-Sinai's steadfast dedication to heart disease and research innovation giving patients access to the highest level of care. Year after year, thousands of people trust their hearts to Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai. Our cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and niche care teams treat the full spectrum of heart disease and disorders, while our investigators continue to advance the field with groundbreaking, life-saving research. From genetic counseling and targeted drug therapies to a growing array of minimally invasive procedures, Cedars-Sinai continues to stand at the forefront of technology, innovation and discovery improving patient outcomes.

Join our team and use your experience with an organization known nationally for excellence in research!

Working independently but in close cooperation and in consultation with the Principal Investigator and other Research Scientists, the Postdoctoral Scientist will perform routine and sophisticated laboratory procedures throughout training period. May develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols. Analyzes and interprets data. May assist in preparation of grant proposals. Participates in publications and presentations as author or co-author. Not responsible for generating grant funds.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

•Designs and performs experiments. Will keep appropriate experimental records and documentation and analyze the results with the Principal Investigator.

•Analyzes interpret, 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.

Educational Requirements:

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

Experience:

1 year research related experience preferred.

Physical Demands:

  • Able to perform moderate lifting.

  • Able to sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time.

  • Able to 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.

Working Title: Postdoctoral Scientist - Smidt Heart Institute (Van Eyk Lab)

Department: Heart Institute Operations

Business Entity: Academic / Research

Job Category: Academic/Research

Job Specialty: Postdoctoral

Position Type: Full-time

Shift Length: 8 hour shift

Shift Type: Day

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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