Project Scientist, Cedars Sinai Medical Center

  • Scientist
  • Performing, maintaining, and assisting in flow cytometry-associated projects

Los Angeles, California, USA


The Project Scientist works independently and in cooperation with the Principal Investigator to make significant and creative contributions to a research or creative project in any academic discipline. The Project Scientist may be an ongoing member of a research team or may be employed for a limited period of time to contribute high-level skills to a specific research or creative program. Project Scientists are not required to carry out independent research or to develop an independent research reputation and do not have teaching responsibilities. Ordinarily, the Project Scientist title will carry out research or creative programs as well as administration of day-to-day lab operations with supervision by a member of the Professorial Series.


-Performs Flow Cytometry Shared Resource-associated project activities including specialized equipment maintenance, operation, troubleshooting in addition to directed research project under supervision of the PI and in collaboration with other staff members and core users.
-Develop, adapt, and implement new flow cytometry-related research techniques and protocols in consultation with the scientific literature, the PI and core users.
-Assist with new equipment purchase and be responsible for troubleshooting of new equipment.
-Perform and oversee Flow Cytometry Shared Resource daily maintenance activities, including billing.
-Keep appropriate detailed experimental records and documentation of flow cytometry sorting and analysis experiments.
-Train new Flow Cytometry Shared Resource users.
-Maintain project records accurately and regularly.
-Participate in all Flow Cytometry Shared Resource duties and activities, including lab meeting and data discussion with lab members and core users.

Qualifications/Preferred Skillsets:

-Doctorate Degree required
-Demonstrated significant, original, and creative contributions to a research or creative program or project Completion of postdoctoral appointment in area of specialization, as applicable.
-Completion of postdoctoral appointment in area of specialization, as applicable. Knowledge of PI’s area of research specialization. Demonstrated technical competency in a variety of research techniques and protocols

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