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Postdoctoral Scientist - Pierson Lab - Regenerative Medicine Institute

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90006
**The Regenerative Medicine Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Scientist to join Dr. Tyler Pierson's laboratory.** The ideal candidate will have an interest in the basic science of induced pluripotent stem cells, neurogenetic disorders, drug screening, and gene therapy. Interest in gene regulation and lysosomal disorders are an added plus. For more information on Dr. Pierson's lab, please visit https://www.cedars-sinai.org/research/labs/pierson.html . **Job Summary:** Working independently, but in close cooperation and consultation with the Principal Investigator and other Research Scientists, the Research Postdoc will perform routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout their training period, and may develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols and analyze and interpret data. They will also participate in publications and presentations as author or co-author. **Job Duties and Responsibilities:** + May assist in preparation of grant proposals, but is not responsible for generating grant funds + Designs and performs experiments + Keeps appropriate experimental records and documentation and analyze the results with the Principal Investigator + Operates and maintains equipment and instruments + Participation in laboratory meetings, keeping a lab notebook, performing calculations, tabulating data, summarizing methods and results of related experiments and general lab maintenance will be required + Acquires thorough technical and theoretical knowledge of research project and objectives during a one to five (1-5) year postdoctoral appointment + The individual will be expected to function efficiently and cooperatively with a team of faculty, research associates, technicians and students **Additional Information:** + Scheduling flexibility to include evening, weekend and holiday rotation commitment is required. + Travel may be required. **Educational Requirements:** + Doctorate (MD, PhD, VMD, or DDS) in area directly related to field of research specialization **Experience:** + Demonstrated aptitude to perform experimental protocols and procedures, including detailed data collection and analysis, and operation and maintenance of specialized equipment + Knowledge of safety standards and maintenance of specialized equipment Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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Posted: 2020-02-10 Expires: 2020-03-11

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Los Angeles, CA 90006

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