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Cedars-Sinai Research Associate III - Klein Lab in Los Angeles, California

Job Summary:

Under general guidance, the Administrative Research Associate III works closely with PI and Project Scientists, providing technical and/or administrative support in large or multi-project oriented labs. May be requested by PI to take on specific supervisory activities, and provide administrative leadership, and/or technical expertise. May develop hypothesis and assist in planning steps for the investigative process. Will review and remain current on literature as it relates to clinical/research study. Coordinates all lab and/or clinical activities, including but not limited to, budgetary/financial compliance, preparation of grant proposals, and creating independent presentations. Not responsible for generating grant funds.

-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.

-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 and may be requested by PI to take on specific supervisory activities.

-Orients new Research Fellows and/or Research Scientists to day-to-day lab operations and procedures.

-Strong computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, PowerPoint).

-Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; excellent organization skills and very detail-oriented; learns new tasks quickly; self-motivated; works well independently with minimal supervision; works well with others, and able to multitask.

-Strong interpersonal skills for interaction with peers, patients, physicians, and other customers of the medical center.

-Ability to research, develop and implement new laboratory procedures and protocols.

-Knowledge of human resource and administration policies and procedures.

-Knowledge of budgetary requirements and policies.

Educational Requirements:

Bachelors in Science Related Field

Licenses: N/A


3 years Research laboratory experience

2 years Experience in research specialty preferred

Physical Demands:

Lifting, standing, walking

Working Title: Research Associate III - Klein Lab

Department: Childrens Health Institute

Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

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

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.