The Cedars-Sinai Inflammatory Bowel and Immunobiology Research Institute (IBIRI) is searching for a Research Associate II (RAII). IBIRI is a multidisciplinary basic, translational, and clinical research program devoted to Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Under the direction of Dr. Dermot McGovern, the institute is seeking for a talented and highly motivated candidate to join our laboratory.
The RAII will be a significant addition to our team and must be driven, organized, detail-oriented and possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team. If you are seeking a great opportunity in a results-driven environment, this may be a prime opportunity for you!
Coordinates directly with investigators both inside and outside the institution on performing in serologic assays and analysis. Assist in preparation of data for publication.
Supervise serologic analysis back up personnel
Assist is developing and maintaining SOPs to manage and maintain the serologic unit as a core resource.
Isolate DNA from different source samples
Perform Genotyping using ABI Taqman and Illumina platform on a routine basis
Ability to process samples in high throughput environment
Being able to do data analysis and statistics including quality control under supervision
Database and advanced Excel spreadsheet management of repository resources-participate in development and take charge of execution and maintenance.
Establish new procedures in the lab under supervision, develop matching SOPs
Lab supply supervision and management with PeopleSoft approval level responsibilities
Training of incoming staff in basic laboratory operations
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.