Diabetes Scientist Researcher
Job posting number: #7067413 (Ref:10004302rxv_12_1)
Posted: July 2, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionAbout City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 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.
A Staff Scientist position is available in the Wanek Family Project for Type 1 Diabetes at Beck man Research Institute of City of Hope. The position involves designing and executing immunochemical studies incorporating multiplexed techniques. The Staff Scientist series is designed for career research professionals whose primary function is to support the research infrastructure and activities of the institution.
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
- Must have a Ph.D.
- Must have research experience in the fields of immunology and diabetes, especially T1D.
- Must have experience in extracellular vesicles and stem cell biology.
- Must have a publication record in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
- Must have the ability to effectively develop a project in a translational research environment in order to successfully meet project goals.
- Must have the ability to design and execute laboratory experiments, critically interpret experimental results, and present data in a clear and concise manner.
- Ability to participate in the preparation of grant applications, scientific publications, and IND submissions.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.