Postdoctoral Scientist - Stripp Lab - Lung Institute
Los Angeles, CA
Job posting number: #7116836 (Ref: HRC0869762A)
Posted: November 26, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Are you looking to contribute to groundbreaking research? If your answer is 'yes', then we invite you to apply to this rewarding opportunity!
Cedars-Sinai offers scientists unparalleled access to cutting-edge technologies, facilities, and resources for conducting research related to an impressive range of diseases and disorders, from cancer, cardiology, and digestive diseases, to genetics, genomics, neurosciences, and women's health. You can continue your career journey with us!
Principal Investigator, Barry Stripp, PhD is looking for a Postdoctoral Scientist to join the team!
Overarching interests of the Stripp Laboratory are to define epithelial stem and progenitor cells that maintain the human lung, and to define mechanisms that regulate quiescence versus activation of these reparative cells and renewal versus differentiation in the setting of normal tissue maintenance and lung disease. To learn more about this important research work, please visit the Stripp Research Laboratory website.
Applicants should be self-motivated, highly proficient in laboratory-based investigation, and have an excellent working knowledge of the scientific method and its application to biomedical research.
As a Postdoctoral Scientist, you will be working independently but in close cooperation and in consultation with the Principal Investigator and other Research Scientist, and will perform routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout the training period. In this role, you may develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols to develop and test hypotheses. You may also prepare individual research fellowships and assist in preparation of research grant proposal.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
- May assist in preparation of grant proposals, but is not responsible for generating grant funds.
- May participate in publications and presentations as author or co-author.
- Designs and performs experiments.
- Will keep appropriate experimental records and documentation, and analyze the results with the Principal Investigator.
- May develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols.
- Analyzes, interprets, summarizes and compiles data.
- Operates and maintains equipment and instruments.
Department-Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
- Conducts and develop studies in lung injury/infection/inflammation-induced regeneration mechanisms from immunological aspect.
- Participates in publications and presentations as author and co-author.
- Develops and manage genetically-defined mouse models.
- Conducts basic research investigating the identity, fate and regulation of epithelial stem/progenitor cells in the mammalian lung.
- Develops in vitro culture assays to investigate epithelial progenitor cell fate and regulation.
- Must have familiarity with advanced omics approaches and associated bioinformatic analysis of data.
- Trains other laboratory personnel in the experimental use of mice in research.
- Presents research findings at national and international scientific meetings.
- Doctorate degree (MD, PhD, VMD, or DDS) in area directly related to field of research specialization is required.
- Works independently on research projects designed by a mentor (typically the PI) within area of specialization.
- Acquires thorough technical and theoretical knowledge of research project and objectives during one to five (1-5) year post-doctoral appointment.
- Demonstrated aptitude to perform experimental protocols and procedures, including detailed data collection, and analysis and operation and maintenance of specialized equipment.
- Knowledge of safety standards and maintenance of specialized equipment.
Able to perform moderate lifting. Able to sit, stand and walk for prolonged periods of time. Able to 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 - Stripp Lab - Lung Institute
Department:Home Dept - Pulmonary
Business Entity:Academic / Research
Shift Length:8 hour shift
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