Postdoctoral Scientist - Bioinformatics and Integrative Genomics Research Cluster
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Internal Number: 20002022
At Cedars-Sinai,postdoctoral scientists and other junior researchers fulfill a critical role inexpanding the horizons of medical knowledge through biomedical research. Byhosting more than 100 postdocs, who conduct vital research and receive advancedtraining with expert faculty mentors, Cedars-Sinai supports theongoing medical education process that continues beyond PhD/MD graduation.
Overview: Bioinformaticsand Integrative Genomics
Research interests in the bioinformatics andintegrative genomics cluster (BIGC) involve large-scale data analysesincorporating a wide range of 'omics' technologies such as RNA-seq, single cellRNA-seq, ChIP-seq, WGS and WGBS. BIGC covers all aspects of projects using'omics'- from study design, to data generation and analysis. The BIGC aims toequip postdocs with the skills they need to successfully incorporate NGStechnologies into their research projects. Strong emphasis is placed oncollaboration and team science and will foster career development by providingpostdocs with guidance on how to foster successful interdisciplinarycollaborative projects.
Essential Job Duties andResponsibilities:
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 Principal Investigator.
May develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols.
Analyzes, interprets, summarizes and compiles data.
Performs routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout training period.
Operates and maintains equipment and instruments.
Doctorate (MD, PhD, VMD,or DDS) in area directly related to field of research specialization.
Works independently onresearch projects designed by a mentor (typically the PI) within area ofspecialization. Acquires thorough technical and theoretical knowledge ofresearch project and objectives during one to five (1-5) year post-doctoralappointment. Demonstrated aptitude to perform experimental protocols and procedures,including detailed data collection, and analysis and operation and maintenanceof specialized equipment. Knowledge of safety standards and maintenance ofspecialized equipment.
Working Title: Postdoctoral Scientist - Bioinformatics and Integrative Genomics Research Cluster
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.