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Project Scientist - Svendsen Lab - Regenerative Medicine Institute

Company: CEDARS-SINAI
Location: Fresno
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Svendsen Lab at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Regenerative Medicine Institute is looking for a Project Scientist to join the team!When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of happiness, passion, and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it's just one of the many reasons why we rank as one of the top hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.Are you ready to be a part of breakthrough research?The mission of the Svendsen Laboratory is to study neurodegenerative diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Huntington's disease (HD), spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), Parkinson's disease (PD), and Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome (AHDS) using stem cells as a disease treatment, as well as a tool for modeling these diseases in vitro. Clive Svendsen, PhD, has significant experience in studying these diseases over the last twenty years and is merging his experience with the use of leading-edge technologies, such as inducible pluripotent stem cells (iPSC cells). To learn more, please visit The Project Scientist works independently and in cooperation with the Principal Investigator to make significant and creative contributions to a research or creative project in any academic discipline. The Project Scientist may be an ongoing member of a research team or may be employed for a limited period of time to contribute high-level skills to a specific research or creative program. Project Scientists are not required to carry out independent research or to develop an independent research reputation and do not have teaching responsibilities. Ordinarily, the Project Scientist title will carry out research or creative programs as well as administration of day-to-day lab operations with supervision by a member of the Professorial Series.Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • May assist in preparation of grant proposals, submissions, publications and presentations but is not responsible for generating grant funds.
  • May serve as PI for certain grants as approved by supervising member of the Professorial Series.
  • May participate in publications and presentations as author or co-author.
  • May develop, adapt and implement new research techniques and protocols.
  • Assists in lab experiments.
  • Analyzes, interprets, summarizes and compiles data.
  • May lead or train Staff Research Associates and Research Fellows.
  • Will assist in day-to-day laboratory activities.
  • Appointees on an academic trajectory will be expected to commit a portion of their time to developing an independent range of research.
    QualificationsEducation Requirements:
    • Doctorate degree is required. Demonstrated significant, original, and creative contributions to a research or creative program or project.Experience and Skills:
      • Completion of postdoctoral appointment in area of specialization, as applicable
      • Knowledge of PI's area of research specialization.
      • Demonstrated technical competency in a variety of research techniques and protocols.
      • Scheduling flexibility including evening, weekend, and holiday rotation commitments may be necessary. Travel may be required.
      • Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.
        About UsCedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.
        About the TeamCedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.
        Req ID : 1867
        Working Title : Project Scientist - Svendsen Lab - Regenerative Medicine Institute
        Department : Research - RMI
        Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
        Job Category : Academic / Research
        Job Specialty : Research Studies/ Clin Trial
        Overtime Status : EXEMPT
        Primary Shift : Day
        Shift Duration : 8 hour
        Base Pay : $66,560 - $133,120

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