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Cedars-Sinai Postdoctoral Scientist - Flow Cytometry in Los Angeles, California

The Flow Cytometry Core of Cedars-Sinai looking for a Postdoctoral Scientist to join its team. Working independently but in close cooperation and in consultation with the Principal Investigator and other Research Scientist, the Research Fellow will perform routine and complex 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.   

Summary of Essential Job Duties:

•Performs experiments using flow cytometry-associated technology.

•Performs routine and complex, specialized, laboratory procedures throughout training period, including flow cytometry-associated sorting of biological samples for core users.

•Will develop, adapt, and implement new flow-cytometry-related research techniques and protocols.

•Will work w/ flow core users to provide expert advice in flow cytometry-related experimental design and to implement quality controls to assure high scientific standards in core service

•Operates and maintains flow cytometry equipment and instruments

•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.

•Will keep appropriate experimental records and documentation and analyze the results/ outcomes with the Principal Investigator.

•Teaches and help to train new flow cytometry core users

Educational Requirements:

PhD in related field or equivalent doctorate within previous five years.


Extensive experience in using flow cytometry-associated technology to address biological questions. Works independently in research projects designed with the PI and other flow core investigators within 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.

Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking)

Physical abilities necessary to perform job.

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.