Research Associate I - Hung Lab

Cedars Sinai

Los Angeles, CA

Job posting number: #7236816 (Ref:1883)

Posted: April 17, 2024

Job Description

Job Description

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 : 1883
Working Title : Research Associate I - Hung Lab
Department : Urology
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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