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Postdoctoral Scientist - Chute Lab - Hematology

Location: Alhambra
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Principal Investigator, John P. Chute, MD is looking for a Postdoctoral Scientist to join the team!

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.

Are you ready to be a part of breakthrough research?

The Chute laboratory studies hematopoietic stem cells and the regulation of hematopoietic stem cell fate through the microenvironment, or niche. Our laboratory also studies the mechanisms that govern malignant transformation of hematopoietic stem cells to leukemia stem cells. The Research Associate II in the Chute laboratory will utilize state-of-the-art molecular biology techniques, genetic models, imaging and quantitative assessments of hematopoietic stem cells and their progeny in order to discover and characterize novel mechanisms that control hematopoietic stem cell fate. In keeping with this, the Research Associate II will also be involved in the design of therapeutic targeting studies using small molecules or custom designed antibodies to promote hematopoietic regeneration in vitro and in vivo.

In this role, the Postdoctoral Scientist works independently but in close cooperation and in consultation with the Principal Investigator (PI) and other Research Scientists. The Postdoctoral Scientist will perform routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout training period. The incumbent may develop, adapt, implement new research techniques and protocols, analyzes and interprets data. This position may assist in the preparation of grant proposals and may participate in publications and presentations as author or co-author. This role is not responsible for generating grant funds.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designs and performs experiments
  • Maintains appropriate experimental records and documentation and analyze the results with the Principal Investigator
  • May develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols
  • Analyzes, interprets, summarizes and compiles data
  • Performs routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout training period
  • Operates and maintains equipment and instruments


    Doctorate (MD, PhD, VMD, or DDS) in area directly related to field of research specialization, required

    • 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
      Physical Demands:

      Able to perform moderate lifting. Able to sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time. Able to read papers and online documents. Able to operate standard office equipment. Able to exercise physical ability and perspective acuity to satisfactorily perform essential job functions.

      Working Title: Postdoctoral Scientist - Chute Lab - Hematology
      Department: Home Dept - Medicine Research
      Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
      Job Category: Academic/Research
      Job Specialty: Postdoctoral
      Position Type: Full-time
      Shift Length: 8 hour shift
      Shift Type: Day
      Base Pay:$64,500.00 - $93,600.00

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Alhambra , Postdoctoral Scientist - Chute Lab - Hematology, Healthcare , Alhambra, California

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