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Postdoctoral Scientist - Sheyn Lab - Regenerative Medicine Institute

Location: Alhambra
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Join Dr. Dmitriy Sheyn and his research group as a Postdoctoral Scientist in the Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute!

The Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute brings together research faculty and clinicians to provide a true "bench to bedside" organization. Regenerative medicine is a new and developing field that aims to restore function in diseased or aged tissues through either revitalizing existing cells or transplanting new ones. At the Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute, researchers are turning stem cells into therapies for treating a multitude of prevalent diseases and conditions.

Are you ready to be a part of breakthrough research?

The Sheyn Laboratory focuses on the development of stem cell therapies for multiple musculoskeletal disorders caused by acute injuries and aging. The primary focus of the lab is degenerative disc disease and sports medicine-related injuries and chronic conditions. To learn more, please visit: Sheyn Research Lab Cedars-Sinai.

As a Postdoctoral Scientist, plan and conduct experiments in vitro to manipulate induced pluripotent stem cells, (iPSC) combined with biomaterials in bioreactors and organ-on-chip systems and will manage in vivo regeneration applications with PI s and lab staff s support. The collected data from iPSC-derived stem cells differentiation will help to develop potential individualized therapeutic candidates for human patients. You'll have the opportunity to learn and implement different omics techniques (SN-RNAseq, Mass Spec, etc.) in big data generation and analysis, and continue externally funded projects, but also assist in developing new concepts that will be used for new grant applications.

Working independently but in close cooperation and in consultation with the Principal Investigator and other Research Scientists, the Postdoctoral Scientist will perform routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout training period. Analyzes and interprets data. May develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols. May assist in preparation of grant proposals. Participates in publications and presentations as author or co-author. Not responsible for generating grant funds.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • May assist in the preparation of grant proposals, but is not responsible for generating grant funds.
  • May participate in publications and presentations as author or co-author.
  • Designs and performs experiments. Will keep appropriate experimental records and documentation and analyze the results with the Principal Investigator.
  • Analyzes interpret, summarizes, and compiles data.
  • Performs routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout the training period.
  • Operates and maintains equipment and instruments.
  • May observe MD-patient or MD-human research subject interactions as it pertains directly to research being performed.
    • Doctorate (MD, PhD, VMD, or DDS) in area directly related to field of research specialization.
      Experience and Skills:
      • Acquires thorough technical and theoretical knowledge of research project and objectives during one to five (1-5) year post-doctoral appointment.
      • Works independently on research projects designed by a mentor (typically the PI) within area of specialization.
      • Demonstrated aptitude to perform experimental protocols and procedures, including detailed data collection, and analysis and operation and maintenance of specialized equipment.
      • Scheduling flexibility including evening, weekend and holiday rotation commitment may be necessary. Travel may be required.
      • Function efficiently and cooperatively with a team of faculty, research associates, technicians, and students.
      • Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.
      • Knowledge of safety standards and maintenance of specialized equipm ent.
        Working Title: Postdoctoral Scientist - Sheyn Lab - Regenerative Medicine Institute
        Department: Regenerative Medicine Inst
        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 - Sheyn Lab - Regenerative Medicine Institute, Healthcare , Alhambra, California

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