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Research Associate III
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Under the direction of the Principal Investigator of the UCLA Lung Cancer Research Program and the Lung Cancer SPORE (Specialized Program of Research Excellence), the individual will participate in all aspects of research activities as assigned. The research is divided into 2 major components; clinical trials effort and laboratory based effort. A significant component of the position requires participation in clinical trials that involve preparation of human cell based therapy with gene modification and immune monitoring of patient samples. The second component involves doing translational research in the laboratory involving molecular biology and immunology techniques in the area of lung carcinogenesis, drug discovery, and biomarker discovery.

Job Qualifications
Required Working knowledge and experience of molecular biology and immunology Experience in tissue culture Organization and meticulous record keeping Ability to work with minimal supervision Highly motivated; excellent communication and attention to detail Preferred Experience with viral transduction of cells Handling human specimens Perform animal experiments

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.