Postdoctoral Scientist, Zheng Lab

Cedars Sinai

Los Angeles, CA

Job posting number: #7210562 (Ref:297)

Posted: May 18, 2024

Job Description

Job Description

Postdoctoral Scientist positions funded by NIH grants are available in the laboratory of Dr. Bin Zheng at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. We are particularly interested in candidates with solid research experience and productivity in immunology, biochemistry, metabolism, and/or epigenetics.

Our laboratory is interested in basic and translational research on metabolic regulation of anti-tumor immunity, focusing on melanoma. Our goal is to translate these findings into personalized targeted and immunotherapies, contributing to finding cures for cancer. Specific research areas include MDSC immunometabolism; metabolic heterogeneity, 3D genome organization; and AMPK signaling in cancer. Some of our recent work includes Shen et al., Nature Medicine 2016; Wu, et al., Cell 2016; Chu et al., Nature Comm. 2021; Zhao et al., Nature Metabolism 2022. For more information about our research and recent publications, please visit: https://researchers.cedars-sinai.edu/Bin.Zheng (https://researchers.cedars-sinai.edu/Bin.Zheng)

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 the preparation of grant proposals. Participates in publications and presentations as author or co-author. Not responsible for generating grant funds.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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.
  • May participate in publications and presentations as author or co-author.

 


Qualifications


REQUIREMENTS:

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

 

 

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Req ID : 297
Working Title : Postdoctoral Scientist, Zheng Lab
Department : Cancer 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 : $32.00 - $45.00




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Job posting number:#7210562 (Ref:297)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cedars Sinai
Los Angeles,California
United States
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