Postdoctoral Scientist - Lee Lab, Cancer

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

Job posting number: #7111549 (Ref: HRC1032192)

Posted: September 23, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary:  Key Job Responsibilities
Working independently but in close cooperation and in consultation with the Principal Investigator and other Research Scientists, the Postdoctoral Scientist will perform routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout training period. May develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols. Analyzes and interprets data. May assist in preparation of grant proposals. Participates in publications and presentations as author or co-author. Not responsible for generating grant funds.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
•    May assist in the 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 interpret, summarizes, and compiles data.
•    Performs routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout the training period.
•    Operates and maintains equipment and instruments.
•    May observe MD-patient or MD-human research subject interactions as it pertains directly to research being performed.

Educational Requirements:

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


No license or certification required


1 year- Acquires thorough technical and theoretical knowledge of research project and objectives during one to five (1-5) year post-doctoral appointment.

Physical Demands:

Lifting 50 lbs., Carrying 50 lbs., Pushing 50 lbs., Pulling 50 lbs., Reaching, Handling, Grasping, Feeling, Talking, Hearing  
Repetitive Motions, Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination 

Working Title:Postdoctoral Scientist - Lee Lab, Cancer
Department:Home Dept - Hem - Onc
Business Entity:Academic / Research
Job Category:,Academic/Research,Academic/Research
Job Specialty:Postdoctoral
Position Type:Full-time
Shift Length:8 hour shift
Shift Type:Day

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Job posting number:#7111549 (Ref: HRC1032192)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles,California
United States
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