Postdoctoral Scientist - Ruf-Zamojski Lab - Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism

Job Description


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.

Principal Investigator, Frederique Ruf-Zamojski, Ph.D. is seeking a Postdoctoral Scientist to join the team!

Are you ready to be a part of breakthrough research?

In this role, the Postdoctoral Scientist will work independently but in close cooperation and in consultation with the Principal Investigator as well as other research staff and scientists. This position will perform routine and intricate laboratory procedures throughout the training period and may develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols, and analyze and summarize data. This position participates in publications and presentations as author or co-author, but is not responsible for generating grant funds.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designs and performs experiments.
  • Maintains appropriate experimental records and documentation and analyze the results with PI.
  • Analyzes, interprets, summarizes and compiles data.
  • Operates and maintains equipment and instruments.

Education:

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

Experience:

  • Highly motivated and works independently on research projects crafted by a mentor (typically the PI) within area of specialization.
  • Acquires complete technical and theoretical knowledge of research project and objectives during one to five (1-5) year post-doctoral appointment.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform experimental procedures including detailed data collection, and analysis.
  • Knowledge, analysis, operation and maintenance of specialized equipment and safety standards.

Physical Demands:

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 - Ruf-Zamojski Lab - Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism


Department:

Home Dept - Melmed Lab


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


Cedars-Sinai is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu) and COVID-19. For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through April each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment, subject to medical exemption or religious accommodation. For the same reason, you may also be required to receive other vaccines such as COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Cedars-Sinai reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy. Cedars - Sinai's EEO and AA Policy Statement


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