Sr. Research Scientist

Providence Health & Services - Santa Monica, CA (30+ days ago)3.7

Providence is calling a full time, day shift Sr. Research Scientist to Providence John Wayne Cancer Institute Santa Monica, CA.

In this position you will:
Under the general supervision of the Program Manager, directly supervise and manage projects related to program activities of theTranslational Neurosciences and Neurotherapeutics laboratory directed by the Medical Director.
Coordinate with laboratories, investigators and staff (including partner laboratories), and provide support for programmatic and individual investigator research within the program.
Interact with faculty and staff at many levels, including JWCI departments, LA Biomed, administrators and marketing team at JWCI.

Required qualifications for this position include:
Ph.D. degree in life or biomedical sciences, or a related discipline
Excellent interpersonal communication, presentation and project management skills, including the ability to network, strong personal integrity and teamwork abilities are necessary.
Must be experienced in discovery biology, preclinical drug development, experimental design for target ID engagement projects with new chemical entities and repurposing drugs.
Must be able to organize, prioritize, and work effectively in a constantly changing environment.
Strong working knowledge of the organization of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access), and scientific-specific IT platforms (Asana, Endnote, Reference Manger, Bioinformatics, Prism and Sigmaplot).
Must have a thorough understanding of cancer and neuroscience drug development process.
Experience working with animal models of disease.
Demonstrated record of scientific/medical publication.
Ability to work effectively with many people at various levels of the organization.
Ability to clearly communicate with internal and external customers, including, but not limited to, patients, co-workers, management, physicians, and visitors.
Ability to maintain patient confidentiality and privacy in accordance to hospital policy.

About the hospital you will serve:
The John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center is a cancer research institute dedicated to the understanding and curing of cancer in order to eliminate patient suffering worldwide. The Institute's mission is accomplished by conducting innovative research focused on biological mechanisms to provide new understandings of the cause, diagnosis, control, and cure of cancer; training the next generation of surgical scientists who study and treat cancer; and researching unique experimental treatment services to rapidly develop and test new forms of diagnosis and therapy in order to improve the quality of life and expected survival of those afflicted with cancer.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Research

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 186397