Multiple Research Positions (Postdocs, Project Scientists, Research Associates, Administrative)

Los Angeles, California
September 21 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most highly renowned medical centers in the world.  Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research, a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals.  This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research.  The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.

Cedars-Sinai employs more than 800 individuals involved in research, including over 100 principal investigators leading sponsored research projects.  We rank among the top non-university hospitals nationwide receiving research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  Our scientists have earned grant awards at national organizations such as:  Department of Defense, National Institutes of Health, and the American Heart Association.

We have multiple research openings:

Research Associates – perform variety of routine experimental protocols, including cellular, micro and molecular biology procedures. Requires the minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences or related field and understanding of general research objectives (refer to requisition #27616, 26301, 25178, 27868, 27863).

Postdoctoral Scientists – perform routine and complex laboratory procedures during training period. May develop and implement new research techniques and protocols, analyze/interpret data, participate in grant proposals and publications/presentations as author/co-author. Requires the minimum of a Doctorate (MD/PhD/VMD/DDS). 1-5 year postdoctoral appointments only (refer to requisition #24006, 27907, 27770, 27796, 27243, 27324, 27734, 27549).

Project Scientists – work independently and in cooperation with a Principal Investigator to make significant and creative contributions to a research or creative project in an academic discipline. Requires the minimum of a PhD or highest degree in their field, completion of postdoctoral appointment, and demonstrative contributions to a research or creative project (refer to requisition #27695, 27985).

Research Administration positions include Associate Director of Research, Research Academic Manager, Research Administrative Coordinator, Research Grant Specialist, Grant and Contract Officer, IACUC Analyst, IRB Analyst, Financial Management Analyst, Bioinformatician (#27866, 27779), Senior Biostatistician (#27715), Senior Research Project Advisor (#27562) and many others.


In addition to professional development opportunities, Cedars-Sinai offers competitive compensation and benefits package: Medical, Dental, 403(b) with match in addition to Cedars-Sinai’s paid Retirement Program, Tuition Assistance, Credit Union, Wellbeing Program Rideshare, Employee Discounts, Healthcare and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts, Group Life/AD&D and Long Term Disability Insurance, start at 16 vacation days/year.

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Cedars-Sinai is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace.

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