Research Project Advisor - Smidt Heart Institute - Van Eyk Lab
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: HRC0808559
As a Research Project Advisor, you will work with the Principal Investigator or Department Head to develop and implement research programs, including project planning, identifying funding sources, preparing grant proposals, and presenting results for possible publication. You will attend national meetings and conferences, identifies potential collaborators and research sponsors, and maintains relationships with colleagues and National Institutes of Health and other funding agencies. Will ensure compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Serves as departmental resource for scientific initiatives and major research projects and identifies funding opportunities.
Communicates the feasibility of study involvement and or participation with the PI.
Independently and as part of a team, develops and implements research programs, including project planning.
Participates in the research and academic activities of the department.
Prepares grant proposals and assists PI in authoring manuscripts for publication, books for publication; and prepares presentations for both expert and lay audiences.
Works closely with principal investigator and is knowledgeable in the area of research specialization.
Represents the interests of the department in inter-and intra-institutional research projects; provides expertise for research collaborations.
Maintains excellent relationships with colleagues, locally, nationally, and internationally; has an excellent, productive relationship with National Institutes of Health and other funding agencies.
Superior communication skills for interactions with faculty, administrators, and employees.
Attends national meetings and conferences and identify potential collaborators and research sponsors.
Special projects as assigned.
May function as bridge between laboratory, translational, and clinical research programs.
May be responsible for research process improvement, quality assurance, and problem solving for the department.
May develop curriculum and oversee coordination of small and large scientific symposia.
Ensures compliance with all federal and local agencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and local Institutional Review Board.
Maintains research practices using Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.
Maintains strict patient confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations and applicable law.
Bachelor's Degree is required
Master's Degree or Ph.D. in analytical chemistry or similar field is strongly preferred
Specialty research certification preferred.
Seven (7) years minimum experience in directly related field.
One to Five (1-5) years' experience in operation of LC-MS systems.
Scientific background in mass spectrometry (MS) and analytical chemistry with direct hands on experience in development of LC-MS/MS assays for small molecules, peptides, and proteins.
Experience with assay automation, multiplexing, and validation.
Strong organization and scientific writing skills, with a record of contributions to publications.
Demonstrated experience with managing deadlines and people.
Experienced with implementation of high throughput mass spectrometry, automation technology, and multiplexing biomarker assays.
Familiarity of Proteomics software and Bioinformatics tools.
Three (3) years of project management experience is preferred.
Working Title: Research Project Advisor - Smidt Heart Institute - Van Eyk Lab
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 t...eaching 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.