Postdoctoral Scientist - Pathology Group Operations

Cedars Sinai

Los Angeles, CA

Job posting number: #7227041 (Ref:1278)

Posted: June 25, 2024

Job Description

Job Description

At Cedars-Sinai, our expert pathologists and clinical scientists deliver the highest-quality patient care, teaching, and research. Our team uses the most sophisticated methods for making accurate, timely diagnoses in all areas of anatomic and clinical pathology, including information about optimal therapeutic approaches and prognosis.

Are you ready to be a part of breakthrough research?

Working independently but in close cooperation and in consultation with the Principal Investigator and other Research Scientist, the Research Fellow will perform routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout training period. Analyzes and interprets data. May assist in preparation of grant proposals. Participates in publications and presentations as author or co-author. Not responsible for generating grant funds.

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.



  • Doctorate (MD, PhD, VMD, or DDS) in area directly related to field of research specialization.

Experience & Skills:

  • Strong background in Innate Immunology or biochemistry and animal models as demonstrated by first-author publications in internationally-recognized scientific journals. 
  • Experience with biochemical techniques and immune-relevant animal models highly preferred.
  • 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.


Req ID : 1278
Working Title : Postdoctoral Scientist - Pathology Group Operations
Department : Pathology Group Operations
Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category : Academic / Research
Job Specialty : Postdoctoral Scholar
Overtime Status : EXEMPT
Primary Shift : Day
Shift Duration : 8 hour
Base Pay : $66,560 - $93,600

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Job posting number:#7227041 (Ref:1278)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cedars Sinai
Los Angeles,California
United States
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