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Cedars-Sinai Research Lab Assistant I - Hogaboam Lab - Lung Institute (Per Diem) in Los Angeles, California

Are you ready to be a part of breakthrough research?

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.

Principal Investigator, Cory Hogaboam, PhD is looking for a Research Lab Assistant I to join the team!

The Hogaboam Laboratory is focused on elucidating innate and adaptive immune mechanisms that drive chronic lung diseases, such as asthma, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, sarcoidosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and idiopathic interstitial pneumonias (such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis). The Hogaboam Laboratory is particularly interested in understanding the manner in which lung structural cells are affected by and contribute to these disease processes.

As a Research Lab Assistant I, you will perform lab cleaning and maintenance duties including washing and sterilizing glassware, operates autoclaves and other specialized equipment, utilizing special detergents or other cleaning agents. Assists in ordering and maintaining cleaning supplies inventory. May participate in research studies and perform basic lab techniques under guidance of the PI.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in maintaining laboratory and laboratory equipment record keeping.

  • May report to Lab Supervisor or Research Associate III.

  • May assist Research Lab Assistant II.

Per Diem position - likely to work 2 days per week (16 hours/week) with flexibility.*


  • High School Diploma/GED, required.

Experience and Skillset:

  • Ability to understand and perform a variety of routine cleaning and maintenance procedures to support the activity of one or more research labs.

  • Ability to use specialized equipment and materials. Ability to comply with safety standards and procedures.

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.