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Research Associate II - Endocrinology (Pituitary Laboratory)

Location: Altadena
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Job Description:

Are you a hardworking and dedicated research professional interested in being a part of breakthrough Research?When you join Cedars-Sinai, you become part of a team that is at the forefront of medical advancements and life-saving medical and scientific breakthroughs. Cedars-Sinai is one of the leading institutes for driven research funding from the National Institutes of Health. As an international leader in biomedical research, we translate discoveries into successful treatments with global impact.Anat Ben-Shlomo, MD and Assistant Professor of Medicine is searching for a Research Associate II to join the team!The research of Dr. Ben-Shlomo focuses on clinical and translational research in pituitary and adrenal gland disorders. She has an emphasis on pituitary tumor genomics and therapies and somatostatin biology.The Ben-Shlomo Lab seeks a research talent with an interest in performing routine and increasingly sophisticated laboratory tasks and procedures. The RA II will develop technical knowledge in one or more areas relevant to research projects and 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 incumbent will observe and follow 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.Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Keeps accurate and detailed records of experiments and results and helps 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.
  • Orients Research Laboratory Assistants or lower-level Research Associates and undergraduate student researchers on day-to-day lab operations and routine procedures.
  • Responsible for performing technical, specialized and aseptic procedures in support of the transgenic rodent research models of human disease.
  • Performs husbandry and housing care to research rodents. -
    • Bachelor's degree in a Science related field is required.Experience:
      • One (1) year of research laboratory experience is required.
      • Experience with animal and husbandry and working with transgenic mice preferred
      • Proficient with routine laboratory procedures, experimental protocols, and overall lab organization.
      • Ability to work independently and to simultaneously handle multiple tasks with attention to details.
      • Must have outstanding interpersonal, communication and organization skills to work across company disciplines and functional units, and computer application experience.
      • Must possess digital literacy in Excel and Word.Physical Demands:Able to perform moderate lifting. -Able to sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time. -Able to read papers and online documents. -Able to operate standard office equipment. -Able to exercise physical ability and perspective acuity to satisfactorily perform essential job functions. -
        Working Title:Research Associate II - Endocrinology (Pituitary Laboratory)
        Department:Home Dept - Melmed Lab
        Business Entity:Academic / Research
        Job Category:,Academic/Research,Academic/Research
        Job Specialty:Research Studies/Clinical Trials
        Position Type:Full-time
        Shift Length:8 hour shift
        Shift Type:Day

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Altadena , Research Associate II - Endocrinology (Pituitary Laboratory), Healthcare , Altadena, California

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