Cedars-Sinai Research Associate III - Chen Lab - Lung Institute in Los Angeles, California
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The Chen Laboratory is unraveling basic mechanisms of lung injury and repair. Our focus is on how lung epithelial cells interact with other cellular compartments and with the extracellular matrix to regulate inflammatory cell recruitment and lung fibrosis in various cell-based and animal models.
The Research Associate III works closely with PI, providing technical and/or administrative support in a large or multi-project oriented lab. The incumbent may be requested by PI to take on specific supervisory activities, provide administrative leadership and/or technical expertise, may develop hypothesis, assists in planning steps for the investigative process, and will review and remain current on literature as it relates to clinical/research study. This position is responsible for coordinating all lab and/or clinical activities, including - budgetary/financial compliance, preparation of grant proposals, and creating independent presentations. This role is not responsible for generating grant funds.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides miscellaneous clinical/research support (ad hoc data analysis, hypothesis development, programming, troubleshooting, etc.).
Organizes clinical/research trials in conjunction with the Principal Investigator and sponsor and/or funding source.
Monitors and ensures compliance with safety standards and procedures.
Analyzes data and prepares scientific findings for publication as author or co-author and may make independent presentations.
May provide system administration and maintenance for the local workstation network.
Leads and trains Research Lab Assistants, Research Fellow, lower level Research Associates, and other related support staff.
Orients new Research Fellows and/or Research Scientists to day-to-day lab operations and procedures.
- Bachelors Degree in a Science related field required.
Experience and Skills:
3 years of research laboratory experience, required.
2 years of Pulmonary research experience is highly preferred.
Experience with routine laboratory procedures and experimental protocols.
Must possess digital literacy with Excel and Word.
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: Research Associate III - Chen Lab - Lung Institute
Department: Home Dept - Pulmonary
Business Entity: Academic / Research
Job Category: Academic/Research
Job Specialty: Research Studies/Clinical Trials
Position Type: Full-time
Shift Length: 8 hour shift
Shift Type: Day
Base Pay: $64,500.00 - $90,900.00
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