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Research Associate I - Svendsen Lab

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90006
**Are you a researcher with an interest in the basic science of stem cells and neuroscience? Join t** **he Svendsen Laboratory at the Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute as a Research Associate I (RAI)!** The Svendsen Laboratory studies neurodegenerative diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Huntingtons disease (HD), spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), Parkinsons disease (PD) and Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome (AHDS) using stem cells as a disease treatment. For more information, please visit https://www.cedars-sinai.org/research/labs/svendsen.html . As an RAI, under the direction of the PI, lab manager and project scientist, you will assist in the conduct of research in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), performing a variety of routine experimental protocols and procedures to support the objectives of one or more laboratory research projects. **Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:** + Assists in general laboratory activities, including maintenance of reagents and stocking of supplies + Performs lab maintenance duties including glassware cleaning and sterilization + Files and monitors documents + Keeps accurate and detailed records of experiments and results + Assists in the operation of specialized equipment and machinery; maintains lab equipment and related records + Observes and complies with safety standards and procedures + May assist with animal husbandry + Transports, processes and logs samples + Maintains stocks of general lab materials, and places orders for lab equipment and supplies + Assists new students and fellows at the laboratory + 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 and timeliness are required + Travel may be required **Educational Requirements:** + Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts Degree in biological sciences **Experience:** + 1-2 years of lab experience; familiarity with microscopy is required + 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 + Understanding of general research objectives + Working knowledge of database management, personal computers, and presentation and imaging software + Familiar with routine laboratory procedures and experimental protocols + Must possess computer skills to include, but not limited to, Excel and Word + Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential License/Certification/Registration Requirements: N/A 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: 2020-01-06 Expires: 2020-03-06

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Research Associate I - Svendsen Lab

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90006

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