Postdoctoral Fellow - Lymphoid Malignancies

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7227046 (Ref:10024951)

Posted: April 2, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $34.00 - $37.55 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the forefront of groundbreaking research at the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. Our dedicated and compassionate faculty and staff are driven by a common mission: Contribute to innovative approaches in predicting, preventing, and curing diseases, shaping the future of medicine through cutting-edge research.

Welcome to the Department of Systems Biology at City of Hope, where we explore the intricate processes within lymphocytes and the immune microenvironment driving the development of lymphoid malignancies. Our research spans Hematology, Oncology, and Immuno-Oncology, with a focus on developing therapies targeting malignant lymphocytes. Join us in unraveling the complexities of diseases like systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and indolent lymphomas to make impactful discoveries in immunotherapy. For more information about Dr. Swaminathan’s lab, please visit here.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Conduct immune profiling using cytometry and single-cell RNA sequencing (scRNAseq).
  • Perform in vivo assays including mouse genetics, intravenous and intrafemoral transplantation assays, subcutaneous pump implantation for delivery of candidate therapies, utilizing humanized mouse models, conducting pre-clinical testing of immunotherapies in xenotransplantation models, and utilizing bioluminescence imaging.
  • Employ molecular biology and biochemistry techniques such as retroviral/lentiviral transduction, molecular cloning, high-throughput RNA/DNA sequencing, quantitative PCR, immunoblotting, immunofluorescence, Luminex, and CRISPR-based gene editing of immune cells.

Your qualifications should include:

  • PhD in Immunology, Cell, Molecular Biology, or related field.
  • Experience with flow cytometry and in vivo mouse procedures.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Enthusiasm for scientific exploration and collaboration.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please click here.

To learn more about our Comprehensive Benefits, please CLICK HERE.

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $34.00 - $37.55 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

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.

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Job posting number:#7227046 (Ref:10024951)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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