Cedars-Sinai Research Lab Assistant I (Per Diem) in Los Angeles, California

Research Lab Assistant I (Per Diem) Requisition # 29921

The Svendsen Laboratory at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Regenerative Medicine Institute is looking for per diem personnel to join their dynamic group. The incumbent should have an interest in the basic science of stem cells and neurodegenerative diseases.

Under close supervision, the Research Lab Assistant I (Per Diem) will assist in duties including, but not limited to:

• Routine feeding of cell cultures
• Help performing basic wet lab protocols
• Spreadsheet organization
• Preparation of stock solutions

The employee will be trained on-the-job in basic benchwork under close supervision of a Postdoctoral Researcher or other staff scientists for research assistance on various projects related to neurodegenerative diseases.

The individual will be expected to function efficiently and cooperatively with a team of faculty, research associates, technicians and students and maintain project records.

Additional Information:

Scheduling flexibility including evening, weekend and holiday rotation commitment is required. Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential. Travel may be required.

Qualification Requirements/Preferences:

Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational Requirements:

High School Diploma and college course work


Some general lab experience including: preparation of reagents and solutions, data entry and organization is preferred. Knowledge of safety standards and procedures. Ability to be trained in basic benchwork on-the-job.

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

Minimal lifting & walking.

  • Working Title: Research Lab Assistant I (Per Diem)
  • Business Entity: CSMC - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Cost Center # - Cost Center Name: 0802196 - Regenerative Medicine Inst
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Research/Research Admin
  • Job Specialty: Research
  • Position Type: Per Diem
  • Shift Length: 8hr
  • Hours: 9am - 6pm
  • Days: Monday - Friday
  • Shift Type: Day
  • Weekends: As Needed

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