The Svendsen Laboratory at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Regenerative Medicine Institute is looking for per diem personnel to join their dynamic group. The incumbent should have an interest in the basic science of stem cells and neurodegenerative diseases.
Under close supervision, the Research Lab Assistant I (Per Diem) will assist in duties including, but not limited to:
Routine feeding of cell cultures
Help performing basic wet lab protocols
Preparation of stock solutions
The employee will be trained on-the-job in basic benchwork under close supervision of a Postdoctoral Researcher or other staff scientists for research assistance on various projects related to neurodegenerative diseases.
The individual will be expected to function efficiently and cooperatively with a team of faculty, research associates, technicians and students and maintain project records.
Additional Information: Scheduling flexibility including evening, weekend and holiday rotation commitment is required. Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential. Travel may be required.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.