Research Scientist II sought by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA.
Duties : Develop rigorous, innovative, and independent research themes, and create, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols within the Department of Radiation Oncology and the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute. Identify novel diagnostic and therapeutic approaches through translational cancer research in the field of Radiation Oncology. Conduct research relevant to the underlying mechanisms for the development, progression, and treatment of cancer and the biology of the response of normal and malignant tissues to radiation. Work collaboratively on various research projects. Prepare and submit grant proposals. Regularly produce scholarly publications and presentations. Provide mentorship to Staff Research Associates and Research Fellows. Participate in departmental meetings. Organize and supervise the Radiation and Cancer Biology course for residents and other trainees in the Department of Radiation Oncology. Supervise five (5) Research Assistants and postdoctoral fellows.
Job Location : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048
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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.