Do you want to make significant and creative contributions to research in the field of nanomedicine and/or drug delivery?
As a Project Scientist in the Nanomedicine Research Center in the Department of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai, you will work independently and in cooperation with the Principal Investigator and Director of the Center, Julia Ljubimova, MD, PhD. To learn more about the Ljubimova Lab, please visit https://www.cedars-sinai.org/research/labs/ljubimova.html .
The Project Scientist will be an ongoing member of a research team contributing high-level skills to a specific research or creative program, and will also carry out research or creative programs as well as the administration of day-to-day lab operations with supervision by a member of the Professorial Series. This position is not required to conduct independent research or to develop an independent research reputation, and will not have formal teaching responsibilities.
The job will include studying the therapeutic properties and molecular biological mechanisms of new nanodrugs for in vitro / in vivo models, which will be optimized for clinical efficacy to treat breast and hematological tumors.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and 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.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.