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Research Associate I Per Diem - Medina-Kauwe Lab - Biomedical Sciences

Company: CEDARS-SINAI
Location: Beverly Hills
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPrincipal Investigator, Lali Medina-Kauwe, PhD, is looking for a Research Associate to join the team!When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of happiness, passion, and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it's just one of the many reasons why we rank as one of the top hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.Are you ready to be a part of breakthrough research?The Medina-Kauwe Laboratory, led by Lali Medina-Kauwe, PhD, utilizes the cell binding, membrane penetration and intracellular trafficking functions of pathogen proteins to develop novel cell-targeted nanotherapeutics. Currently, the lab studies the cell entry processes of adenovirus (Ad) capsid proteins to guide the design and engineering of non-viral nanoparticles that mimic the high efficiency cell entry mechanism of the virus while avoiding the safety concerns associated with using whole viruses for therapy. The Medina-Kauwe Laboratory has further enhanced these molecules by converting them into molecular missiles to target specific cancer cells for destruction while sparing non-target cells. To learn more, please visit Working under direct supervision, the Research Associate I performs a variety of routine experimental protocols and procedures to support the objectives of Dr. Medina-Kauwe's research lab. The RA-I assists in general laboratory activities, including maintenance of reagents and stocking of supplies, and files and monitors documents. The RA-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. This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs a variety of routine laboratory tasks and procedures.
  • Keeps accurate and detailed project records of experiments and results.
  • May assist with animal husbandry.
  • Maintains lab equipment and related records.
  • Transports, processes and logs samples.
  • Maintains computer database with relevant clinical information.
  • Performs lab maintenance duties, including glassware cleaning and sterilization.
  • Maintains stocks of general lab materials, and places orders for lab equipment and supplies.
  • Assists new students and fellows at the laboratory.
  • Assists in the operation of specialized equipment and machinery.
  • Observes and complies with safety standards and procedures.
    QualificationsEducation:
    • Bachelor's Degree in a science-related field is required.Experience and Skills:
      • 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.
        About UsCedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.
        About the TeamCedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.
        Req ID : 1925
        Working Title : Research Associate I Per Diem - Medina-Kauwe Lab - Biomedical Sciences
        Department : Research - BMS
        Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
        Job Category : Academic / Research
        Job Specialty : Research Studies/ Clin Trial
        Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT
        Primary Shift : Day
        Shift Duration : 8 hour
        Base Pay : $19.50 - $29.87

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Beverly Hills , Research Associate I Per Diem - Medina-Kauwe Lab - Biomedical Sciences, Healthcare , Beverly Hills, California

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