Postdoctoral Fellow - T32 DNA Damage Response and Oncogenic Signaling (DNADRS)

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7063242

Posted: January 27, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Summary
Funded by the National Cancer Institute (T32CA186895), the program at City of Hope provides exceptionally motivated, recent postdoctoral fellows with scientific knowledge, research training and professional skills in the rapidly growing and interconnected fields of DNA damage response and oncogenic signaling (DNADRS). The goal of the program is to provide innovative curriculum and mentored research that prepares an elite group of highly motivated fellows to become successful, independent researchers in cancer biology. Fellows can choose a mentor from 19 faculty members, all of whom are performing cancer-focused, funded, high-impact research in DNADRS, and have a history of mentoring postdoctoral fellows. Required coursework includes curriculum in DNA Repair, Epigenetics and Cancer, and Oncogenic Signaling. In addition, trainees will participate in journal clubs, data clubs, professional development seminars, monthly luncheons with mentors, national and international scientific conferences, and a yearly DNADRS Symposium.

U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent resident status is required. Individuals from underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Fellowships are for three years with an institute-supplemented stipend ($61,921 per year plus a full benefit package) and $5,000 for research supplies.
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
Must have a Ph.D. in life or biomedical sciences, or a related discipline.
Must have less than two years of postdoctoral experience.
Additional Information:
Please submit a curriculum vitae and publication list directly to
For more information on the program, leadership, and faculty, please click here.

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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