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Research Fellowship - Program on Internet, Health, and Society

Los Angeles, California
Closing date
17 Mar 2024

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Health Science
Job Type
Employment - Hours
Full time
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 why we rank as one of the top hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

The Cedars-Sinai Center for the Arts and Humanities in Medicine principal goal is to provide creative outlets in the arts and humanities for Cedars-Sinai faculty, staff, and extended community, which extend beyond the traditional clinical and research interests of the institution. to learn more, please visit Center for the Arts and Humanities in Medicine | Cedars-Sinai.

Under the center, the Program on Internet, Health, and Society explores the myriad ways in which internet-related technologies have reconfigured our social lives and overall well-being. The position is aimed at studying the intersection of new technologies and psychology. Topics of interest include smartphone “addiction,” video game violence, cyberbullying, the psychological effects of privacy violations and facial recognition, video-mediated psychotherapy, and digital therapeutics within mental health. The candidate will already have a track record of productivity in the field and a well-formed project idea to pursue.

Are you ready to be a part of breakthrough research?

The Fellow will work independently, but in close cooperation with Dr. Aboujaoude and other research personnel, to perform routine and complex research and scholarly work throughout their appointment. The Fellow can expect to develop, adapt, and implement new research protocols; analyze and interpret data; assist in the preparation of grant proposals; and participate in publications and presentations as author or co-author. The Fellow is not responsible for generating grant funds.
Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Designs and performs experiments. Will securely keep 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, compiles, and writes up data.
  • Performs routine and complex research and scholarly work throughout the appointment period.
  • Utilizes and maintains standard databases of research data.


  • Doctorate (MD, PhD, VMD, or DDS) in area directly related to field of research specialization, 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.
  • Demonstrates aptitude to perform experimental protocols and procedures, including detailed data collection, and analysis, and the operation and maintenance of specialized equipment.

About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.

Req ID : HRC1351753
Working Title : Research Fellowship - Program on Internet, Health, and Society
Department : Research - BMS
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category : Academic / Research
Job Specialty : Postdoctoral Scholar
Overtime Status : EXEMPT
Primary Shift : Day
Shift Duration : 8 hour
Base Pay : $66,560 - $93,600

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