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Cedars-Sinai Research Associate I - Arditi Lab in Los Angeles, California

At Cedars-Sinai, we're motivated by a collective spirit of innovation and the challenge to continuously improve. Above all, we share a real passion for helping others. Day after day, from department to department, our people give their all to create a community unlike any other. This is just one of the many reasons U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals—and now we invite you to join us and make a difference every single day in service of this outstanding work – excellence and innovation in patient care, research, and community service. From working with a team of dedicated professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have great resources to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others!

Join our team and expand your skills and knowledge!

Working under direct supervision of PIs, the Research Associate I performs a variety of routine experimental protocols and procedures to support the objectives of one or more laboratory research projects in a specific area of research. Assists in general laboratory activities, including maintenance of reagents and stocking of supplies. Assist in variety of laboratory experiments as designed by the PIs, and big data analysis. Keeps accurate and detailed lab records of experiments and results. Assists in the operation of specialized equipment and machinery such as microscopy. Observes safety standards and procedures. The Research Assistant I will be able to perform routine cellular, micro- and molecular biology procedures including, but not limited to Western, Northern blot, DNA/RNA, PCR, protein extraction, cell culture, Immunohistochemistry, and staining and will assist in mouse experiments. This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs a variety of routine laboratory tasks and procedures.

  • Keeps accurate and detailed project records of experiments and results.

  • Will assist with animal/mouse experiments.

  • Maintains lab equipment and related records.

  • Transports, processes and logs samples.

  • Maintains computer database with relevant clinical information.

  • Performs lab maintenance duties, including glassware cleaning and sterilization.

  • Maintains stocks of general lab materials, and places orders for lab equipment and supplies.

  • Assists new students and fellows at the laboratory.

  • Assists in the operation of specialized equipment and machinery.

  • Observes and complies with safety standards and procedures.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts Degree in biological sciences, required.

Experience:

  • Understanding of general research objectives.

  • Working knowledge of database management, personal computers, and presentation and imaging software.

  • Understanding of general research objectives.

  • Familiar with routine laboratory procedures and experimental protocols.

  • Must possess computer skills to include, but not limited to, Excel and Word and Statistical programs.

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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