Job Posting: Cedars Sinai's Biomedical Sciences is looking for a Research Associate II to join Dr. Katsumata's Rodent Genetics Core. Essential Job Duties: Provides miscellaneous research support (ad hoc data analysis, hypothesis development, programming, troubleshooting, etc.) Keeps accurate and detailed records of experiments and results, and assist in identifying and troubleshooting of unexpected results. Orders laboratory supplies and supports laboratory operations in collaboration with vendor representatives. Monitors and ensures compliance with safety standards and procedures. Monitors lab equipment and related records and may coordinate use of lab equipment. Assists in the operation of specialized equipment, as required by the area of research. Assists in preparation of data for publication and/or presentation at scholarly meetings. Budget management and billing. Care, breeding and management of laboratory animals and performing various animal related procedures and surgeries. PCR based mouse genotyping. Preparation of laboratory reagents. Plasmid subcloning, amplification and purification. Electroporation and selection of embryonic stem cells. Ability to come in on weekends (1~2 times for 30 minutes a month) and early morning (2~3 times a month) for animal care and procedures as needed.
Qualification Requirements/Preferences: Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational Requirements: Minimum of a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in biological science. Experience: At least two years of experience in area of research specialization. Some experience with molecular and cellular biological techniques strongly preferred. Experience working with mice or willingness to be so trained is essential. Understanding of general research objectives. Applicant must be highly motivated and able to work independently. Must have superior interpersonal, communication and organization skills with peers, physicians and other customers in the medical center. Must possess computer skills to include, but not limited to, Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint. Thorough technical and theoretical understanding of PI's research objectives. Good grasp of complex or unusual technical procedures and protocols. Knowledge of administration policies and procedures and budgetary requirements and policies. Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking) Physical abilities necessary to perform job.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scien...tists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.