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Cedars-Sinai Research Scientist- Guarnerio Lab in Los Angeles, California

Grow your career at Cedars-Sinai!

Cedars-Sinai Cancer is committed to pursuing pioneering research into disease mechanism, diagnostic innovations and new technologies and resources. Through our historic achievements, growing research enterprise, and serving one of the most diverse regions in the world, our physicians and scientists are uniquely positioned to guide the next generation of progress against the disease.

Join our team and use your prowess with an organization known nationally for excellence in cancer research!

The Research Scientist works independently and in cooperation with the Principal Investigator to make significant and creative contributions to a research or creative project in any academic subject area.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prioritize and lead experiments in a dynamic environment.

  • You are encouraged to drive at least two independent scientific projects.

  • Design, implement, and critically interpret experiments.

  • Present data at lab meetings, institutional seminars, and international conferences.

  • Under the direction of the PIs, assist in drafting grant proposals, study protocols, and manuscripts.

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

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

  • Analyzes, interprets, summarizes and compiles data.

  • Doctorate Degree Required (Acquired in the last 2 to 5 years preferred)

  • Completion of postdoctoral appointment in area of specialization, as applicable. Knowledge of PI’s area of research specialization. Demonstrated technical proficiency in a variety of research techniques and protocols

  • Technical proficiency in cell culture and hands-on mouse work (s.c, i.v, i.p. injections).

  • Extensive experience in flow cytometry.

  • Experience in using CRISPR/Cas9 tools. Individuals with experience in functional genomics techniques (i.e., screening with CRISPR/Cas9 libraries) are highly desirable

  • Publication track record (at least one peer-reviewed paper as the first author).

  • Ability to perform and prioritize multiple simultaneous tasks and be highly collaborative.

  • Previous experience in single-cell RNA-sequencing and spatial transcriptomics (e.g., 10X Visium or GeoMX) is a plus but not required.

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.