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Cedars-Sinai Postdoctoral Scientist - Hematopoietic and Epithelial Cell Biology Research Cluster in United States

At Cedars-Sinai,

postdoctoral scientists and other junior researchers fulfill a critical role in

expanding the horizons of medical knowledge through biomedical research. By

hosting more than 100 postdocs, who conduct vital research and receive advanced

training with expert faculty mentors, Cedars-Sinai supports the

ongoing medical education process that continues beyond PhD/MD graduation.

Overview: Hematopoietic and Epithelial Cell Biology

Postdoctoral scientists in the Hematopoietic & Epithelial Cell Biology Cluster (HECBC) will undergo training in the research laboratories of the Regenerative Medicine Institute (RMI). The RMI is under the directorship of Dr. Clive Svendsen and is supported by various prestigious funding agencies including NIH/NIDDK, NIH/NEI, American Heart Association and American Society of Nephrology. Research interests in the HECBC span fundamental studies aimed to gain deep, critical insights into the molecular underpinnings of hematopoietic and epithelial stem cell/progenitor systems, and their role in tissue repair and/or pathological remodeling after injury. The HECBC leverages upon the world-class immunology, ophthalmology and kidney transplant centers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, to conduct translational studies exploring mechanisms of human hematopoiesis, human eye disease and kidney repair.

Essential Job Duties andResponsibilities:

  • May assist in preparation of grant proposals, but isnot responsible for generating grant funds.

  • May participate in publications and presentations asauthor or co-author.

  • Designs and performs experiments. Will keep appropriateexperimental records and documentation and analyze the results with thePrincipal Investigator.

  • May develop, adapt, and implement new researchtechniques and protocols.

  • Analyzes, interprets, summarizes and compiles data.

  • Performs routine and complex laboratory proceduresthroughout training period.

Education:

Doctorate (MD, PhD, VMD,

or DDS) in area directly related to field of research specialization.

Experience:

Works independently on

research projects designed by a mentor (typically the PI) within area of

specialization. Acquires thorough technical and theoretical knowledge of

research project and objectives during one to five (1-5) year post-doctoral

appointment. Demonstrated aptitude to perform experimental protocols and procedures,

including detailed data collection, and analysis and operation and maintenance

of specialized equipment. Knowledge of safety standards and maintenance of

specialized equipment.

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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