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Clinical Research Associate I -Surgery Chair

Employer
Cedars-Sinai
Location
Los Angeles, California
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
9 Sep 2024

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Discipline
Health Science
Job Type
Researcher
Employment - Hours
Full time
Duration
Permanent
Qualification
PhD
Sector
Hospital
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.

Are you ready to be a part of breakthrough research?

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. Keeps accurate and detailed records of experiments and results. Assists in the operation of specialized equipment and machinery. Observes safety standards and procedures. 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.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Performs a variety of routine laboratory tasks and procedures
  • May assist with animal husbandry
  • Maintains lab equipment and related records
  • Transports, processes and logs samples
  • Maintains computer database with relevant clinical information.
  • Performs lab maintenance duties, including glassware cleaning and sterilization
  • Maintains stocks of general lab materials, and places orders for lab equipment and supplies using PeopleSoft
  • Assists new students and fellows at the laboratory
  • Observes and complies with safety standards and procedures


Qualifications

Educational Requirements:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in biological sciences.

Experience and Skillset:
  • Understanding of general research objectives
  • Offer technical support to keep projects moving forward.
  • Working knowledge of database management, personal computers, and presentations
  • Familiar with routine laboratory procedures and experimental protocols.
  • Must possess computer skills to include, but not limited to, Excel and Word.


Req ID : 3825
Working Title : Clinical Research Associate I -Surgery Chair
Department : Research - Surgery Chair
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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