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Providence Health & Services Research Associate I in Santa Monica, California


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

In this position you will:

  • Assist in the study of the human body's response to fight infectious agents and cancer

  • Be responsible for the study of biologic pathways that contribute to resistance versus susceptibility to progressive disease

  • Investigate various mechanisms to yield new insights into the human immune system as well as provide novel targets for therapeutic intervention against a variety of infectious and skin diseases


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education/experience

  • Laboratory coursework relevant to biological sciences

  • At least 1 year of experience in a laboratory

  • Knowledge of Sterile Tissue Culture and invitro cellular assays

  • Immununohistochemistry

  • Flow Cytometry

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

  • Ability to prioritize, organize and coordinate work

  • Ability to work effectively with many people at various levels of the organization

  • Phlebotomy training and obtaining a license may be provided if the scope of work expands to the need to obtain blood from research subjects or patients participating in clinical research protocols

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in a clinical setting, having had interaction with patients

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 expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: 247092