Postdoctoral Scientist - Chen Lab - Lung Institute

Cedars Sinai

Los Angeles, CA

Job posting number: #7178749 (Ref:HRC1375369)

Posted: April 3, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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.

Principal Investigator, Peter Chen, MD is seeking a Postdoctoral Scientist to join the team!

The Chen laboratory studies a wide range of lung biology research using cell lines, small animals, and human specimens. The primary focuses are acute and chronic lung injuries. We want to understand the underlying pathogenic mechanisms of lung repairs in the acute models include acute viral and bacterial lung injury and the chronic bleomycin-induced lung model to study lung fibrosis. To learn more, please visit: Chen Research Lab | Cedars-Sinai.

Are you ready to be a part of breakthrough research?

In this role, the Postdoctoral Scientist will work independently but in close cooperation and in consultation with the Principal Investigator as well as other research staff and scientists. This position will perform routine and intricate laboratory procedures throughout the training period and may develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols, and analyze and summarize data. This position is not dependent on generating independent funding but may assist in preparation of grant proposals. The incumbent will be encouraged to develop a project and generate results that lead to publications and presentations as author or co-author. This position is not responsible for generating grant funds.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designs and performs experiments.
  • Maintains appropriate experimental records and documentation and analyze the results with PI.
  • Analyzes, interprets, summarizes and compiles data.
  • Operates and maintains equipment and instruments.

Qualifications

Education:

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

Experience:

  • Highly motivated and works independently on research projects crafted by a mentor (typically the PI) within area of specialization.
  • Acquires complete technical and theoretical knowledge of research project and objectives during one to five (1-5) year post-doctoral appointment.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform experimental procedures including detailed data collection, and analysis.
  • Knowledge, analysis, operation and maintenance of specialized equipment and safety standards.

Physical demands:

Able to perform moderate lifting. Able to sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time. Able to read scientific papers and online documents. Able to operate standard office equipment. Able to exercise physical ability and perspective acuity to satisfactorily perform essential job duties.


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 : HRC1375369
Working Title : Postdoctoral Scientist - Chen Lab - Lung Institute
Department : Research - Pulmonary
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 : $64,500.00 - $93,600.00




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Job posting number:#7178749 (Ref:HRC1375369)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cedars Sinai
Los Angeles,California
United States
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