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Research Associate II-Gibb Lab

Company: Cedars-Sinai
Location: Alhambra
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

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 we rank as one of the top hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. From working with a team of committed healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you'll have everything necessary do something incredible-for yourself and for others.Are you a hardworking and dedicated research professional?The Gibb Laboratory is seeking a highly motivated research associate to join our Blood Transfusion Immunology Laboratory at Cedars-Sinai, led by David Gibb MD PhD. The lab studies the immune response to red blood cell antigens following blood transfusions, and the role of inflammation in this response. Other areas of study include: inflammatory mechanisms leading severe consequences in Sickle Cell Disease; and mechanisms underlying RBC auto- and alloantibody production in lupus. The laboratory utilizes mouse models, cell lines, and human samples.Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:Performs a variety of increasingly complex experimental protocols and procedures and assist in the design of new complex or unusual protocols and techniques. 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.Maintains 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. Observes and complies with safety standards and procedures. Complete experiments independently or with other lab members or the principal investigator.--A successful candidate will be a self-starter, have excellent organizational and record keeping skills, and be able to multi-task while maintaining precision. Skills frequently utilized to complete daily tasks include: mouse handling, basic lab skills, DNA extraction and PCR, flow cytometry, and cell culture. Additionally, animal husbandry and colony management rely on basic knowledge of genetics.Working under direct supervision, the Research Associate II performs routine and increasingly complex laboratory tasks and procedures and develops technical expertise in one or more areas relevant to research projects. --Educational Requirements:Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts Degree in biological sciences.Licenses:--NoneExperience:Two (2) years of laboratory experience. --Understanding of general research objectives. --Familiar with routine laboratory procedures, experimental protocols, and overall lab organization. --Applicant must be highly motivated and able to work independently. Must have superior interpersonal, communication and organization skills and the ability to work with others, and computer application experience. Must possess computer skills to include, but not limited to, PowerPoint, Excel and Word. --Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects, and attention to details.--Working Title: Research Associate II-Gibb LabDepartment: Pathology Group OperationsBusiness Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterJob Category: Academic/ResearchJob Specialty: Research Studies/Clinical TrialsPosition Type: Full-timeShift Length: 8 hour shiftShift Type: DayBase Pay:$21.26 - $36.14

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