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Postdoctoral Scientist - Dey Lab - Biomedical Imaging Research Institute

Job Description

Principal Investigator, Damini Dey, PhD, is looking for a Postdoctoral Scientist to join the Biomedical Imaging Research Institute!

When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of happiness, passion, and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai. Join Cedars-Sinai and become part of a team that is at the forefront of medical advancements! The Cedars-Sinai Biomedical Imaging Research Institute (BIRI) is an interdisciplinary research program established to develop and apply state-of-the-art imaging technologies to today’s most pressing translational research and clinical questions.

As part of the Biomedical Imaging Research Institute, research in the Dey Laboratory focuses on automated derivation of imaging measures from noninvasive cardiac image data, clinical implementation of novel automated computer processing algorithms, and the application of these tools to solve key clinical problems. To learn more, please visit: Dey Research Lab | Cedars-Sinai (

Are you ready to be a part of breakthrough research?

In this role, the Postdoctoral Scientist will be expected to work independently under the direction of Dr. Dey and in close cooperation, as well as consultation, with other research staff. The Postdoctoral Scientist will perform routine and complex laboratory procedures throughout training period. May develop, adapt, and implement new research techniques and protocols. Analyzes and interprets data.

  • May assist in the preparation of grant proposals, but is not responsible for generating grant funds.
  • May participate in publications and presentations as author or co-author.
  • Designs and performs experiments. Will keep appropriate experimental records and documentation and analyze the results with the P.I.
  • Analyzes, interprets, summarizes and compiles data.
  • Operates and maintains equipment and instruments.


  • Doctorate Degree (MD, PhD, VMD, or DDS) in area directly related to field of research specialization required. Specialization in Cardiac CT, imaging, coronary artery disease and aortic stenosis is preferred.

Experience and Skills:

  • Highly motivated and works independently on research projects designed by a mentor (typically the PI) within the area of specialization of cardiac CT imaging, coronary artery disease and aortic stenosis.
  • Acquires thorough technical and theoretical knowledge of research project and objectives during one to five (1-5) year post-doctoral appointment.
  • Highly motivated with a proven track of record of publications.
  • Demonstrated aptitude to perform experimental protocols and procedures, including detailed data collection and analysis.
  • Knowledge of safety standards, operation, and maintenance of specialized equipment.

Working Title:

Postdoctoral Scientist - Dey Lab - Biomedical Imaging Research Institute


BMS - BioMed Imaging Res Inst

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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

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8 hour shift

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Base Pay:

$64,500.00 - $93,600.00

Cedars-Sinai is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

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