Postdoctoral Scientist - Ainsworth Lab - Division of Rheumatology/Kao Autoimmunity Institute
Location: Beverly Hills
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Are you looking to contribute to groundbreaking research? We
look forward to having you join our team! Cedars-Sinai is an
international leader in biomedical research, we translate
discoveries into successful treatments with global impact. Dr.
Richard Ainsworth, PhD is looking for a Postdoctoral Scientist to
join a diverse team! Dr. Ainsworth's collaborative work includes
developing personalized treatment strategies in rheumatoid
arthritis and the characterization of epigenetic reorganization in
the frontal cortex of individuals with schizophrenia. The Kao
Autoimmunity Institute is committed to translational and clinical
research that will advance the treatment of rheumatologic diseases.
The Kao Autoimmunity Institute brings together clinicians,
investigators and allied health professionals from a variety of
disciplines across Cedars-Sinai and its affiliated hospitals and
care sites. The Kao Autoimmunity Institute envisions a far-reaching
impact on patient health and clinical outcomes for autoimmune
diseases. Working independently but in close cooperation and in
consultation with the Principal Investigator in the Kao
Autoimmunity Institute and other Research Scientists, the
Postdoctoral Scientist will develop and apply bioinformatics
methods to analyze and interpret multi-omics data. The incumbent
may develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and
protocols. This position is not responsible for generating grant
funds. Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
- May assist in preparation of grant proposals.
- May participate in publications and presentations as author or
- Designs and performs experiments.
- Will keep appropriate experimental records and documentation,
and analyze the results.
- Analyzes, interprets, summarizes, and compiles data.
- Operates and maintains equipment and instruments.
- May observe MD-patient or MD-human research subject
interactions as it pertains directly to research being
- Doctorate (MD, PhD, VMD, or DDS) in area directly related to
field of research specialization required. Experience:
- Demonstrated ability to develop, evaluate, and implement
computational, mathematical, and statistical algorithms and methods
for the analysis of multimodal biomedical data.
- Proficiency in scientific writing having published in more than
one of the areas mentioned as well as experience with algorithm
- Knowledge of (or interest in) autoimmune disease (e.g.
rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, lupus) and an understanding of
gene regulation and its modeling is highly preferred.
- Acquires technical and theoretical knowledge of research
project and objectives during one to five (1-5) year post-doctoral
appointment. Physical Demands: Able to perform moderate lifting.
Able to sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time. Able ot
read papers and online documents. Able to operate standard office
equipment. Able to exercise physical ability and perspective acuity
to satisfactorily perform essential job functions.
Working Title: Postdoctoral Scientist - Ainsworth Lab - Division of
Rheumatology/Kao Autoimmunity Institute
Department: Home Dept - Rheumatology
Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category: Academic/Research
Job Specialty: Postdoctoral
Position Type: Full-time
Shift Length: 8 hour shift
Shift Type: Day
Base Pay:$64,500.00 - $93,600.00
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