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Cedars-Sinai Postdoctoral Scientist - Stem Cell Therapies - Sheyn Lab in Los Angeles, California

The Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Regenerative Medicine Institute is looking for a Research Postdoc to join Dr. Dmitriy Sheyn's laboratory!

The Sheyn Laboratory focuses on the development of stem cell therapies for multiple musculoskeletal disorders caused by acute injuries and aging. For more information, please visit https://www.cedars-sinai.org/research/labs/sheyn.html .

Working independently, but in close cooperation and consultation with the Principal Investigator and other Research Scientists, you will perform routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout the training period, develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols, and analyze and interpret data. You will also participate in publications and presentations as author or co-author and may assist in the preparation of grant proposals, but are not responsible for generating grant funds.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designs and performs experiments

  • Keep appropriate experimental records and documentation and analyze the results with the Principal Investigator

  • Operates and maintains equipment and instruments

  • Participates in laboratory meetings, keeping a lab notebook, performing calculations, tabulating data, summarizing methods and results of related experiments and general lab maintenance

Additional Information:

  • Scheduling flexibility to include evening, weekend, and holiday rotation commitment is required.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.

  • Travel may be required.

Educational Requirements:

  • Doctorate (MD, PhD, VMD, or DDS) in at least one of the following areas: pluripotent stem cell research, biomaterials for musculoskeletal regeneration, genetic engineering and molecular mechanisms of inflammation


  • Demonstrated aptitude to perform experimental protocols and procedures, including detailed data collection, and analysis and operation and maintenance of specialized equipment.

  • Publication track record proving experience in successful scientific endeavors.

  • The ability to develop, evaluate and implement new techniques as well as perform in vitro and in vivo experiments and data analysis.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as scientific knowledge are required for the partnership with scientific and clinical collaborators.

  • Knowledge of safety standards and maintenance of specialized equipment.

  • Scientific curiosity and independence are highly encouraged.

Physical Demands:

  • Lifting, standing, walking

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.