Research Associate II - Smidt Heart Institute (Marban Lab)
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: HRC1394752
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The Smidt Heart Institute reflects Cedars-Sinai's steadfast dedication to heart disease and research innovation giving patients access to the highest level of care. Year after year, thousands of people trust their hearts to Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai. Our cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and niche care teams treat the full spectrum of heart disease and disorders, while our investigators continue to advance the field with groundbreaking, life-saving research. From genetic counseling and targeted drug therapies to a growing array of minimally invasive procedures, Cedars-Sinai continues to stand at the forefront of technology, innovation and discovery improving patient outcomes.
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Working under direct supervision, the Research Associate II performs routine and increasingly sophisticated laboratory tasks and procedures and develops technical expertise in one or more areas relevant to research projects. The Research Associate II will participate in research activities involving all aspects of the research process, to include, but not limited to; investigation, technical, testing/validation of results, and report findings. The Associate will perform a variety of routine experimental protocols and procedures to support the objectives of laboratory research projects. The Associate will observe and align with safety standards and procedures, assist in preparation of data for publication and/or presentation at scholarly meetings, and assist in general laboratory maintenance. This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.
Duties include; • Performs a variety of increasingly sophisticated experimental protocols and procedures and assist in the design of new sophisticated or unusual protocols and techniques. • Keeps accurate and detailed records of experiments and results, and assist in identifying and troubleshooting of unexpected results. • Orders laboratory supplies and supports laboratory operations. • Maintains lab equipment and related records and may coordinate use of lab equipment. • Assists in the operation of specialized equipment, as required by the area of research. • Assists in preparation of data for publication and/or presentation at scholarly meetings. • Observes and follows safety standards and procedures. • Orients research laboratory assistants or lower level research associates and undergraduate student researchers on day-today lab operations and routine procedures.
Bachelor's Degree in Science Related Field required
Minimum of 1 year of research experience required. Preferribly in the following areas: * In vitro immunological and cell viability or Cytotoxicity assays. * Cell culture, including primary cell isolation and expansion. Experience with macrophage and T cell culture is a plus. * Animal handling. * Molecular biology and biochemical techniques. * Confocal microscopy. * Flow Cytometry.
Working in lab space. Lifting, standing, sitting, pushing, pulling, kneeling, reaching, and handling.
Working Title: Research Associate II - Smidt Heart Institute (Marban Lab) Department: Heart Institute Operations Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Job Category: Academic/Research Job Specialty: Research Studies/Clinical Trials Position Type: Full-time Shift Length: 8 hour shift Shift Type: Day Base Pay:$21.26 - $36.14
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 oppor...tunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching 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.