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Cedars-Sinai Project Scientist - Chute Lab - Hematology in Los Angeles, California

Principal Investigator, John P. Chute, MD is looking for a Project Scientist to join the team!

When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of happiness, passion, and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it’s just one of the many reasons why we rank as one of the top hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

Cedars Sinai Cancer Center and the Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute at Cedars is one of the leading translational research centers in California and the United States.

The Chute Laboratory within Cedars Sinai Cancer Center and the Regenerative Medicine Institute is recruiting a Project Scientist to join the Chute Laboratory. The Project Scientist will work independently and under the mentorship of the Principal Investigator, Dr. John Chute, to make significant and creative contributions to research within the Chute laboratory, which focuses on hematopoietic stem cell biology and the stem cell niche. Project Scientists do not have teaching responsibilities, but will be expected to perform high-level research that contributes to scientific publications, grant development and innovation in the field of stem cell biology and hematology.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • May assist in preparation of grant proposals, submissions, and presentations but is not responsible for generating grant funds

  • May serve as PI for certain grants as approved by Principal Investigator

  • May participate in publications and presentations as first author or co-author

  • May develop, adapt and implement new research techniques and protocols

  • Performs innovative and important lab experiments in the Chute lab

  • Analyzes, interprets, summarizes and compiles data

  • May lead or mentor Staff Research Associates and Research Fellows

  • Will assist in day-to-day laboratory activities

  • Appointees on an academic trajectory will be expected to commit a portion of their time to developing an independent range of research


  • PhD or highest degree in their field


  • Completion of Ph.D. or postdoctoral appointment in area of specialization, as applicable

  • Knowledge of PI’s area of research specialization

  • Demonstrated technical competency in a variety of research techniques and protocols

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: Project Scientist - Chute Lab - Hematology

Department: Home Dept - Medicine Research

Business Entity: Academic / Research

Job Category: ,Academic/Research,Academic/Research

Job Specialty: Research Studies/Clinical Trials

Position Type: Full-time

Shift Length: 8 hour shift

Shift Type: Day

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