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Postdoctoral Scientist - Klein Lab - Guerin Children's (On-Site)

Los Angeles, California
Closing date
31 Aug 2024

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Health Science
Job Type
Employment - Hours
Full time
Job Description

Join Dr. Ophir Klein and his team as a Postdoctoral Scientist in Guerin Children's!

The Klein Laboratory is seeking a Postdoctoral Scientist to join the team and assist in new and ongoing research initiatives, to provide specialized support for lab experiments, and to foster ongoing research education within Guerin Children’s.

Are you ready to be a part of breakthrough research?

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. 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 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.
  • May develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols.
  • 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.


Educational Requirements:
  • Doctorate Degree (MD, PhD, VMD, or DDS) in area directly related to field of research specialization required.

Experience Requirements:
  • One (1) year of experience, acquired through technical and theoretical knowledge of research projects and objectives during one (1) to five (5) years of post-doctoral appointment.
  • Ability to work independently on research projects designed by a mentor (typically the PI) within area of specialization.


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 : 15
Working Title : Postdoctoral Scientist - Klein Lab - Guerin Children's (On-Site)
Department : Childrens Health Institute
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 : $66560 - $93600

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