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Research Associate I - Guerin Children's - Traver Lab (Full-Time)

Closing date
15 Aug 2024

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Health Science
Job Type
Employment - Hours
Full time
Job Description

Principal Investigator, David Traver, PhD, is looking for a Research Associate I to join the team!

Working under direct supervision, the Research Associate I performs a variety of routine experimental protocols and procedures to support the objectives of one or more laboratory research projects in a specific area of research. Assists in general laboratory activities, including maintenance of reagents and stocking of supplies. Files and monitors documents. The Research Assistant I will be able to perform routine cellular, micro- and molecular biology procedures including, but not limited to Western, Northern blot, DNA/RNA, PCR, protein extraction, cell culture, Immunohistochemistry, and staining. This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

What are the Primary Duties and Responsibilities?
  • Perform routine laboratory tasks and procedures.
  • Keep accurate and detailed project records of experiments and results.
  • May assist with animal husbandry.
  • Maintain lab equipment and related records.
  • Transport, process and log samples.
  • Maintain computer database with relevant clinical information.
  • Perform lab maintenance duties, including glassware cleaning and sterilization.
  • Maintain stocks of general lab materials, and places orders for lab supplies and equipment.
  • Assist new students and fellows at the laboratory.
  • Assist in the operation of specialized equipment and machinery.
  • Observe and comply with safety standards and procedures.

Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences required


Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences required

Experience & Skills Requirements:
  • Zebrafish experience a strong plus!
  • One (1) year of research laboratory experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of database management, personal computers, and presentation and imaging software.
  • Understanding of general research objectives. Familiar with routine laboratory procedures and experimental protocols
  • Must possess computer skills to include, but not limited to, Excel and Word.

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 : 3067
Working Title : Research Associate I - Guerin Children's - Traver Lab (Full-Time)
Department : Research - Pediatrics
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category : Academic / Research
Job Specialty : Research Studies/ Clin Trial
Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT
Primary Shift : Day
Shift Duration : 8 hour
Base Pay : $19.50 - $29.87

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