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Research Associate I - Jang/Shiao Lab

Company: Cedars-Sinai
Location: Alhambra
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Grow your career at Cedars-Sinai!Cedars-Sinai is a nonprofit academic healthcare organization serving the diverse Los Angeles community and beyond. We are one of the leading institutes for competitive research funding from the National Institutes of Health. As an international leader in biomedical research, we translate discoveries into successful treatments with global impact. Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research with discoveries occurring in 26 departments and institutes that encompass the full spectrum of medicine.A position for a Research Assistant I will be available in the laboratory of Dr. Julie Jang in conjunction with Dr. Stephen Shiao at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (SOCCI). The appointments will be for 1-3 years with the possibility for extension based on productivity and research.Cedars-Sinai Medical Center ranks among the nation's top ten non-university hospitals receiving federal funding for research and currently has more than 1,500 active research projects. Cedars-Sinai Cancer Center supports basic and clinical research in many cancer-related areas and researchers are seeking more effective ways to diagnose, treat and prevent many forms of cancer.Shiao LabOur lab's goal is to understand the interactions between radiation therapy, immune cells, and tumor microenvironment. We work in a highly collaborative environment incorporating microbiome, immune, cancer, and radiation research. Skills with mouse work, cell culture, flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, and single cell transcriptomics will be useful, but we are happy to train as well!Responsibilities:

  • Help to organize and manage experiments in a dynamic environment
  • Execute, and critically interpret experiments and present data in a cogent and compelling manner
  • Present data at lab meetings
  • Under the direction of the PIs, assist in drafting study protocols#Jobs-IndeedWhy work here?Beyond an outstanding benefits package and competitive salaries, we take pride in hiring the best, most committed employees. Our staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our dedication to creating a multifaceted, inclusive environment that fuels innovation and the gold standard of care we strive for.Requirements:
    • Bachelors in Science Related Field required.Preferred Skills:
      • Technical proficiency in cell culture and hands on mouse work (s.c, i.v, i.p. injections).
      • MS Degree
      • Some experience in flow cytometry and immunohistochemistry.
      • Individuals with training in cancer biology and functional genomics techniques (i.e. shRNA and CRISPR/Cas9 tools) are particularly encouraged to apply.
      • Training in statistics or programming is a big plus but not required.
      • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
      • Eagerness to work with others.
      • Candidate should be industrious, highly collaborative, and enthused by a vibrant team environment.We encourage those candidates that are interested in enrolling in the Biomedical Science PhD program at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to apply to this role.Interested applicants must apply online AND email your (1) CV + (2) Cover Letter/Letter of Interest/Accomplishments + (3) Three references to Dr. Jang ( Working Title: Research Associate I - Jang/Shiao LabDepartment: Radiation Oncology AcademicsBusiness Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterJob Category: Academic/ResearchJob Specialty: Research Studies/Clinical TrialsPosition Type: Full-timeShift Length: 8 hour shiftShift Type: DayBase Pay:$18.00 - $29.87

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