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Research Specialist III - Pediatrics - Rowitch Lab (Per Diem)

Location: Modesto
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCome join our team! Cedars-Sinai Pediatrics is seeking a dynamic Lead Research Specialist for the new Cedars-Sinai Rowitch Lab.The Research Specialist III (RS III) works independently with minimal guidance from the Principal Investigator, higher level Research Scientist and other related research staff. This position will perform a variety of tasks to support research projects, including project planning, experimental protocols & procedures, and administration of day-to-day lab operations. The RS III utilizes a solid foundation in research and experience with techniques associated with a specific area of research. Incumbent will be capable of exercising independent judgment while developing and implementing research programs, project planning, enrollment of patients, experimental protocols and procedures, database development and analysis including evaluating and interpreting results. Will supervise lab activities, including research grant management, human resources, responsibility delegation, and provide training to other individuals who may be assigned to the project, study, or laboratory. Reports to and works closely with Principal Investigator and has independent supervision of a laboratory or program. Will prepare grant proposals, publications, and presentations. Will function as a bridge between research and clinical programs which may have local and national contributors and investigators relying on information provided. Will have delegated authority to make substantive decisions and commitments in accord with the established goals and objectives of the lab or program.What are the Primary Duties & Responsibilities?

  • Design, conduct and collaborate on own and established research projects.
  • Project lead and coordinator interacting with collaborators, clinical research personnel and researchers as part of a research team.
  • Develop, adapt and implement new research techniques and protocols, including cell based screens for functional molecules, including antibodies and small molecules.
  • Promote scientific networking, while encouraging multidisciplinary approaches.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with clinical investigators and manages internal and external collaborative research projects.
  • Supervise and train Research Lab Assistant, Research Associates and other laboratory personnel.
  • Prepare grant applications and oversees submission process, including writing of grant proposal.
  • Operate appropriate laboratory equipment & lab computers for data entry and maintains accurate data records.
  • Use various software applications, such as spreadsheets, electronic mail, World Wide Web, statistical packages, and graphics packages to assemble, manipulate and/or format data and/or test reports.
    QualificationsEducational & Experience Requirements:
    • Bachelor's Degree (BS/BA), or equivalent, in biological sciences, chemistry, or related discipline required. MS preferred. PhD strongly preferred.
    • Greater than ten (10) years experience in research area specialty and with post-undergraduate experience in a comparable laboratory performing relevant techniques. required.
      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 : 2445
      Working Title : Research Specialist III - Pediatrics - Rowitch Lab (Per Diem)
      Department : Research - Peds General
      Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
      Job Category : Academic / Research
      Job Specialty : Research Studies/ Clin Trial
      Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT
      Primary Shift : Day
      Shift Duration : 8 hour
      Base Pay : $41.42 - $70.41

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