Postdoctoral Fellow - Cancer Gene Discovery

City of Hope

Monrovia, CA

Job posting number: #7061931 (Ref:10001678)

Posted: December 6, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary

The laboratory is interested in cancer gene discovery and molecular mechanisms underlying leukemia and lymphoma. Research involves primary human lymphoma cells, gene editing, classical molecular and cell biology, mechanistic studies in oncogenic signal transduction, and on-going collaborative projects with faculty in the Department of Systems Biology.

Methods/Techniques: Retroviral gene delivery, Flow cytometry, Chromatin immunoprecipitation, ChIP-Seq, RNA-Seq, mass spectrometry/quantitative phospho-profiling, mouse genetics, bone marrow transplantation assays, pre-clinical drug testing in xenotransplantation animal models.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

  • PhD in cell or molecular biology;
  • Enthusiasm for science, willingness to think beyond established concepts and to try and learn new experimental and analysis tools. The lab takes a team science approach, so being a nice person and a good team player is important as well.
Additional Information:
City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.




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