Cedars-Sinai Pediatrics - Guerin Children's - Director, Center for Developmental Biology and Regenerative Pediatrics in Los Angeles, California
Guerin Children’s, the Cedars-Sinai Health System child health initiative, is seeking an inaugural director to lead a new Center for Developmental Biology and Regenerative Pediatrics. The Center will focus on understanding fundamental principles of development and regeneration using both animal models and human tissue, and it will be a central element of the growth of Guerin Children’s. The Center will work in close partnership with the Regenerative Medicine Institute and other relevant units on campus, including the new Computational Biomedicine Department. Candidates should be internationally recognized for teaching, research, and mentorship activities. This position will include resources for the directors’ research program, and startup funds for several additional faculty members.
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Pay Range: $250,000 – $350,000 Base Compensation
Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree
International reputation in research
Eligible for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in the CSMC Professorial Series
Please submit CV and cover letter to: Dr. Ophir Klein
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