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Thursday, January 3, 2013
Los Angeles,
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Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center, Endowed Chairs in Translational Biomedical Science. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (CSMC), one of the nation's premier academic healthcare institutions, is seeking highly qualified Senior Scientists to join our Heart Institute faculty in the Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center for our two newly Endowed Chairs: 1. Basic Translational Biomedical Science; 2. Clinical Trials/Epidemiology/Outcomes Translational Biomedical Science. The successful candidates will have an exciting opportunity to work with a nationally recognized multi-disciplinary team focused on investigating women's heart disease, including sex and gender differences in basic, translational, and clinical trials/epidemiology/outcomes research. A competitive research funding portfolio and strategic plan for existing and future internal and external funding is developed. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading her/his own research laboratory, mentoring young scientists, contributing to the graduate program, and integrating research results into the larger clinical and basic science efforts focused around women's cardiovascular disease. There are many diverse research opportunities throughout the institution. These include expertise in animal models of atherosclerosis, proteomics and genomics, nanodrug delivery, animal and human imaging, stem cell therapy, secondary prevention, health services research, and clinical trials. Because CSMC has the largest cardiovascular and heart transplant clinical volume on the West Coast and is recognized for strong extramural funding, this position represents a unique opportunity for partnership between clinician-scientists and basic scientists. CSMC has a very collaborative research environment, outstanding research core facilities, and a commitment to mentoring junior basic science and clinical faculty. Position requirements include: A Doctorate (PhD, MD, or both) with a successful history as Principal Investigator of federal research grants in basic, translational, or clinical cardiovascular research. Associate or Professor level qualifications at an academic medical institution. A research focus on cutting edge questions in basic, translational, epidemiology, clinical trials, or outcomes research that preferably includes investigation of sex and gender differences relative to cardiovascular disease. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is committed to excellence in compassionate patient care, medical education, research, and community programs. Competitive salary based on academic rank and experience. Relocation support will be provided. Qualified candidates should send their CVs as well as names of three references to: Dr. Noel Bairey Merz, c/o Cedars-Sinai Medical Center encourages and welcomes diversity in the workplace. AA/EOE.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Department of Medicine