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Cedars-Sinai Postdoctoral Scientist - Surgery - Dr. Freeman in Los Angeles, California

The Research Fellow will perform routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout training period. The successful applicant will have strong expertise in one or more of the following: cancer biology, epigenetic regulation of chromatin, genomics, in vivo modeling of cancer, analysis of drug effects on cancer cells, high-throughput methods, bioinformatics and computational biology. The projects are derived from two recent studies related to aggressive prostate and breast cancer, and cancer metastasis: Rotinen, You et al. Nature Medicine (2018 in press) and Reis-Sobreiro et al. Cancer Research 78:6086-6097 (2018). 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.





Educational Requirements:

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


Works independently on research projects designed by a mentor (typically the PI) 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:

Lifting up to 15 pounds. Standing for extended periods of time at workstation or laboratory bench to complete experiments.

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.