Job Description

Job Code:

Torrance, US-CA  90502

Employment Status:
FT 100 % for 40-hours per week (regular full-time benefits)

# of Openings:

Office of The Chief Science Officer-1033

Minimum education requirements:

Salary Range:
Based on Qualifications & Experience

Last Updated:
9/9/19 9:46 AM

The Opportunity

The Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor - UCLA Medical Center ( LA BioMed ) invites applications from highly accomplished individuals with an MD, PhD, or equivalent degree, at an early career stage with at least three years of postdoctoral training or, as an established mid-career level investigator.  LA BioMed is committed to being at the forefront of translational biomedical research.  The current recruitment initiative is focused on individuals with multidisciplinary, trans-sectorial expertise who will synergize with an existing research group in either Cancer, Genomics, Health Services and Outcomes, Infection and Immunity, Metabolism & Endocrinology, Neurotherapeutics, or Respiratory Physiology and Medicine. Applicants whose research encompasses translational research and technology development (including health outcomes and clinical trials) are encouraged to apply. 

The successful applicant will receive a generous and competitive start-up package, office, laboratory space, and access to state of the art facilities including animal housing, genomics and bioinformatics, immunophenotyping and cell sorting, microscopy and molecular/cellular imaging, biostatistics and informatics, and molecular pathology.  Institutional support also includes the potential for seed funding, access to two IRBs, an IACUC, and grant writing assistance as well as a pro-active Business Development office that facilitates the commercialization of discoveries.  A newly-established bioscience incubator now exists on campus and an industrial park for biotechnology is being developed.  LA BioMed is also a partner in the UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute.

Successful applicants will be proposed for in-residence academic appointments at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA at the appropriate level. 

Application Process

Applications consist of the following items, which should be communicated electronically to: Dr. J. Madrenas, Chief Scientific Officer, c/o Ms. Brandi Bass at

  1. A cover letter and Curriculum Vitae (combined into a single pdf document);
  2. Statement of Future Research Interests (2 pages maximum);
  3. The names and contact information of three individuals who would provide letters of reference.

Review of applications will start on October 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Instructions

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