Research Lab Specialist

Location
Los Angeles, California
Posted
Jul 01, 2021
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

The Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine strives to leverage technology, spark innovation, and drive interdisciplinary evidence-based research to reimagine and redefine cancer treatment, enhance health, and transform lives.  Under the visionary leadership of David B. Agus, MD, The Ellison Institute was designed to tackle the difficult questions in health care and research to push the boundaries of medicine forward. To accomplish this, the Institute offers multifaceted programs, including a cancer center, cross-disciplinary research laboratories, a health policy think-tank, and community outreach and educational opportunities. Please visit https://www.eitm.org/  to learn more about The Ellison Institute and our brand new, state-of-the-art facility in West Los Angeles.

 

Job Summary

The Lawrence J. Ellison Institute is seeking a talented and passionate Research Lab Specialist to join its team. As part of the Ellison Institute, the Research Lab Specialist is responsible for collaborating with principal investigator and other researchers to plan, design and conduct highly technical and complex research projects. Analyzes research data and provides interpretations. Contributes to the development of research documentation for publication. The Institute is made up of a diverse group of innovative and talented professionals who work in a fast-paced environment that provides ongoing support to research projects, patient care, lab research and administrative operations.

The Research Lab Specialist is responsible for performing the following job duties:

Job Accountabilities:

  • Planning, designing and conducting highly technical and complex research projects under the direction of a supervisor with the ability to design and implement new analytical methods.
  • Analyzes research data and provides interpretations. Contributes to the development of research documentation for publication.
  • Operates and maintains sophisticated laboratory/scientific equipment like liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS).
  • Work in close collaboration with center members as well as industry partners both on technical aspects (method development, data analysis) as well as administrative aspects.
  • Involve in manuscript preparation as well as internal and external oral presentations.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Minimum Education: Related graduate study. Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education.

Minimum Experience: 5 years

Minimum Field of Expertise: Directly related education and experience in research specialization with advanced knowledge of equipment, procedures and analysis methods and ability to supervise on a regular or project basis.

Preferred Education: Master’s degree in molecular/cellular biology, biochemistry, or other relevant discipline. Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education.

Preferred Experience: Experience with LC/MS, HPLC, metabolomics, proteomics

Preferred Field of Expertise: Molecular/cellular biology, biochemistry, or other relevant discipline.

Salary Range: $63,900 - $88,669

 

The Ellison Institute, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that an inclusive, collaborative team environment is just as important to our mission as stethoscopes and microscopes. We strive to always provide employees a supportive atmosphere so they feel confident taking creative risks toward innovation. The Ellison Institute values emotional intelligence and communication with empathy and respect for others. We seek to build a diverse group of people who are curious, have a deep sense of responsibility, and the grit needed to achieve excellence.