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 we've been ranked as one of the top hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. From working with a team of committed healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you'll have everything you need to do something incredible--for yourself and for others.
Are you a passionate and dedicated research professional?
When you join Cedars-Sinai, you become part of a team that is at the forefront of medical advancements. Working alongside physician-scientists and researchers, you will be a part of life-saving medical and scientific breakthroughs.
We are currently seeking a highly motivated and skilled Research Associate II to join Dr. Makoto Katsumata's Rodent Genetics Core! For more information on this lab, please visit https://www.cedars-sinai.edu/Research/Research-Cores/Rodent-Genetics-Core/.
As an RAII in the Rodent Genetics Core, you will be responsible for the care, breeding, and management of laboratory animals. You will perform various animal-related procedures and surgeries, including PCR-based mouse genotyping.
Additional Job Duties:
Provides research support (ad hoc data analysis, hypothesis development, programming, troubleshooting, etc.)
Keeps accurate and detailed records of experiments and results, and assists in identifying and troubleshooting of unexpected results
Orders laboratory supplies and supports laboratory operations in collaboration with vendor representatives
Monitors and ensures compliance with safety standards and procedures
Monitors lab equipment and related records and may oversee use of lab equipment
Assists in the operation of specialized equipment
Assists in preparation of data for publication and/or presentation at scholarly meetings
Budget management and billing
Preparation of laboratory reagents
Plasmid subcloning, amplification and purification
Electroporation and selection of embryonic stem cells
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.