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Cedars-Sinai: Postdoctoral Scientist – Wolf Lab – Inflammatory Bowel & Immunology Research Institute

Cedars Sinai

This is a Contract position in Los Angeles, CA posted November 28, 2020.

Principal Investigator, Andrea Wolf, PhD is looking for a Postdoctoral Scientist to join her teamThe Inflammatory Bowel and Immunobiology Research Institute (IBIRI) is a multidisciplinary basic, translational and clinical research program devoted to discovering the causes of inflammatory bowel disease with the goal of improved treatment approaches and prevention.

The lab of Dr.

Andrea Wolf is seeking a highly motivated Research Postdoctoral Scientist interested in the innate inflammatory responses of myeloid cells to join the Department of Biomedical Sciences and IBIRIDr.

Wolf’s lab research focuses on the cellular mechanisms that control the innate inflammatory responses of myeloid phagocytes to bacterial and fungal infections.

Recent research has begun to explore the interaction between glycolytic metabolism and the inflammatory responses of myeloid cells sensing the sugars in the cell wall of Gram-positive bacteria.

We are looking for Postdoctoral Scientists eager for the challenges of examining the interactions between metabolism, immunity, and infection.To learn more about Dr.

Wolf’s research, please visit: https://www.Cedars-sinai.Org/research/departments-institutes/ibiri/microbiome.HtmlWorking independently but in close cooperation and in consultation with the Principal Investigator and other Research Scientist, the Postdoctoral Scientist will perform routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout the training period.

A Postdoctoral Scientist may also develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols, analyze and interpret data, and may assist in the preparation of grant proposals.Additional Job Duties and Responsibilities:Participates in publications and presentations as author or co-authorIndependently conduct experimentsDevelop hypotheses and plans for well-controlled experiments with the input of the PIMaintain detailed, accurate, up-to-date records of experimental procedures and resultsAnalyze data and prepare figuresAssist with the preparation of manuscripts, grants, and presentationsMaintain current knowledge of the literature in the fieldParticipate in regular lab meetings and journal clubsAssist in the training of new research assistants or studentsJobs-Glassdoor Jobs-NHCNEducational Requirements:Doctorate (MD, PhD, VMD, or DDS) in area directly related to field of research specializationExperience:Demonstrated aptitude to perform experimental protocols and procedures, including detailed data collection, and analysis, operation and maintenance of specialized equipmentKnowledge of safety standardsExperienced in cell culture and basic molecular biology techniquesExperience with mouse models is a plusExperience handling bacterial pathogens is a plus