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Postdoctoral Scientist - Heart Research Cluster

Location: Modesto
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

At Cedars-Sinai,
postdoctoral scientists and other junior researchers fulfill a critical role in
expanding the horizons of medical knowledge through biomedical research. By
hosting more than 100 postdocs, who conduct vital research and receive advanced
training with expert faculty mentors, Cedars-Sinai supports the
ongoing medical education process that continues beyond PhD/MD graduation.

Overview: Heart

The Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center provides a home for bench-to-bedside translational research in the cardiovascular fields. The research groups within the heart institute are performing cutting edge research in a wide spectrum of topics, from basic science exploration to clinical research and patient care. The goal of our research is to identify, at the bench, newmolecular and cellular targets that can be translated to develop diagnostic and therapeutic tools for cardiovascular diseases such as coronary heart disease, arrhythmias, microvascular disease, valvular heart disease, metabolic disorders, and heart failure.

Essential Job Duties and

  • May assist in preparation of grant proposals, but is
    not responsible for generating grant funds.
  • May participate in publications and presentations as
    author or co-author.
  • Designs and performs experiments. Will keep appropriate
    experimental records and documentation and analyze the results with the
    Principal Investigator.
  • May develop, adapt, and implement new research
    techniques and protocols.
  • Analyzes, interprets, summarizes and compiles data.
  • Performs routine and complex laboratory procedures
    throughout training period.
  • Operates and maintains equipment and instruments.


    Doctorate (MD, PhD, VMD,
    or DDS) in area directly related to field of research specialization.


    Works independently on
    research projects designed by a mentor (typically the PI) within area of
    specialization. Acquires thorough technical and theoretical knowledge of
    research project and objectives during one to five (1-5) year post-doctoral
    appointment. Demonstrated aptitude to perform experimental protocols and procedures,
    including detailed data collection, and analysis and operation and maintenance
    of specialized equipment. Knowledge of safety standards and maintenance of
    specialized equipment.

    Working Title: Postdoctoral Scientist - Heart Research Cluster
    Department: Cancer Resrch Ctr Health Eqty
    Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Job Category: Academic/Research
    Job Specialty: Postdoctoral
    Position Type: Full-time
    Shift Length: 8 hour shift
    Base Pay:$64,500.00 - $93,600.00

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Modesto , Postdoctoral Scientist - Heart Research Cluster, Other , Modesto, California

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