Postdoctoral Scientist - Jiang Lab - Department of Medicine

Cedars Sinai

Los Angeles, CA

Job posting number: #7231265 (Ref:856)

Posted: March 21, 2024

Job Description

Job Description

Are you looking to contribute to groundbreaking research? We invite to consider this great opportunity!

Cedars-Sinai is an international leader in biomedical research, we translate discoveries into successful treatments with global impact.

Principal Investigator, Dianhua Jiang, PhD is seeking for a self-motivated Postdoctoral Scientist to join his lab!

The Jiang Laboratory focuses on cellular and molecular mechanisms of lung inflammation and fibrosis, the role of lung stem cells in pulmonary fibrosis, and the role of host defense in lung inflammation and fibrosis. To learn more about this laboratory, please visit the Jiang Research Lab website.

The projects include investigating pathogenesis of pulmonary fibrosis and translational studies of progressive lung fibrosis. Experimental approaches employed in our laboratory include molecular biology, assay development, experimental therapy, mouse lung injury models, and cultivation of lung stem cells.

The candidate is expected to carry out the projects independently with minimal supervision, including designing experiments, formulating new ideas related to the projects, executing experiments proficiently and timely, and analyzing data professionally. The scientist is expected to handle multiple projects, to write scientific papers and reviews, and to present work in scientific conferences. The scientist is expected to supervise students and technicians including assay development, problem solving, interpreting results and planning follow-up experiments.

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 training period. In this role, you 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 co-author.
  • 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.

Qualifications

Education:

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

Experience:

  • Works independently on research projects designed by a mentor (typically the PI) within area of specialization.
  • Strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals is required.
  • Acquires complete technical and theoretical knowledge of research project and objectives during one to five (1-5) year post-doctoral appointment.

About Us

Cedars-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 Team

Cedars-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 : 856
Working Title : Postdoctoral Scientist - Jiang Lab - Department of Medicine
Department : Research - Pulmonary
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 : $66,560.00 - $93,600.00




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