Cedars-Sinai Research Associate I in Los Angeles, California

Research Associate I Requisition # 29848

Summary of Essential Job Duties:

Working under direct supervision, the Research Associate I performs a variety of routine experimental protocols and procedures to support the objectives of one or more laboratory research projects in a specific area of research. Assists in general laboratory activities, including maintenance of reagents and stocking of supplies. Files and monitors documents. Keeps accurate and detailed records of experiments and results. Assists in the operation of specialized equipment and machinery. Observes safety standards and procedures. The Research Assistant I will be able to perform routine cellular, micro- and molecular biology procedures including, but not limited to Western, Northern blot, DNA/RNA, PCR, protein extraction, cell culture, Immunohistochemistry, and staining. Essential duties for this position include mice colony maintenance and genotyping. Research Associate I needs to maintain mice colony with instructions from the PI and perform routine genotyping of mice.

Qualification Requirements/Preferences:

Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational Requirements:

Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts Degree in biological sciences, preferred.

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

Experience:

Understanding of general research objectives. Working knowledge of database management, personal computers, and presentation and imaging software. Familiar with routine laboratory procedures and experimental protocols. Must possess computer skills to include, but not limited to, Excel and Word. Essential experience includes Powerpoint and Photoshop. Previous experience working in cancer biology or immunology-oriented laboratory and/or interest in cancer biology or immunology preferred..

Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking)

Physical abilities essential to perform the job

  • Working Title: Research Associate I
  • Business Entity: CSMC - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Cost Center # - Cost Center Name: 0879060 - Radiation Oncology Academics
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Research/Research Admin
  • Job Specialty: Research
  • Position Type: Regular-F/T
  • Shift Length: 8hr
  • Hours: varies
  • Days: Monday - Friday
  • Shift Type: Flexible
  • Weekends: As Needed

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