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Postdoctoral Scientist - Molecular Therapeutics Core

Location: Alhambra
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

The Molecular Therapeutics Core is looking for a Postdoctoral Scientist to join the team!Cedars-Sinai is committed to pushing the frontiers of medicine and discovering new technologies and innovations that will change how we diagnose and treat disease. As an international leader in biomedical research, we translate discoveries into successful treatments with global impact.The goal of the Molecular Therapeutics Core is to provide a campus-wide, cross-disciplinary resource for researchers engaged in structural biology, therapeutics development and drug discovery research. For more information, please visit you ready to be a part of breakthrough research?As a Postdoctoral Scientist in the Molecular Therapeutics Core, you will work independently but in close cooperation and in consultation with Dr. Ramachandran Murali and other Research Scientists. The Postdoctoral Scientist will perform routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout training period. May develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols. Analyzes and interprets data. 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 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 P.I.
  • Analyzes, interprets, summarizes and compiles data.
  • Operates and maintains equipment and instruments.Department-Specific Responsibilities:
    • Participates in basic science and drug discovery studies with immunology and cancer related targets.
    • Gene cloning, protein expression and purification, functional assays, biophysical assays, and protein X-ray crystallography. Education:
      • Doctorate (MD, PhD, VMD, or DDS) in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Biophysics, or related areas is required.Experience and Skills:
        • Highly motivated and 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.
        • Experience in recombinant protein expression, drug-screening, and X-ray crystallography.
        • Knowledge of protein biochemistry.
        • Experience in X-ray crystallography is required.
        • Experience in biophysical techniques including SPR and MST is preferred.
        • 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. Working Title: Postdoctoral Scientist - Molecular Therapeutics CoreDepartment: BMS - GeneralBusiness Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterJob Category: Academic/ResearchJob Specialty: PostdoctoralPosition Type: Full-timeShift Length: 8 hour shiftShift Type: DayBase Pay:$64,500.00 - $93,600.00

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