Postdoctoral Fellow - T Cell Immunology

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7243305 (Ref:10025996)

Posted: May 10, 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.

A self-motivated postdoctoral fellow position is available in the lab hosted by Dr. Zuoming Sun, a distinguished professor in T cell immunology at the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope. This position is to participate in NIH-funded research on the mechanisms responsible for regulating T cell activation and differentiation.

Fellows in this lab receive excellent training in publishing high-quality papers. The following are representative publications: Nature Immunology (PMID: 28846085); Nature Communications (PMID: 30451821), Science advances (PMID:35704583, PMID:36269826); PNAS (PMID:37094160, PMID: 29282318); Cancer Immunol Research (PMID: 37540802). Former trainees from this program currently hold independent positions in medical schools in both the US and China, as well as in prominent pharmaceutical companies. Additionally, fellows in the lab benefit from the freedom and independence to pursue their research goals.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Be responsible for conducting experimental approaches involving molecular biology, tissue culture, and mouse models.
  • Be expected to be able to independently conduct research, and collaboration is encouraged.

Your qualifications should include:

  • A Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in biomedical sciences.
  • Prior experience and publication records related to T cell research.
  • Proficiency in cell culture and mouse models.
  • High level of motivation and a career-oriented mindset.
  • Expertise in flow cytometry and familiarity with mouse models of T cell-mediated pathogenic or protective immunity are advantageous.

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

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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:#7243305 (Ref:10025996)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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