Research Associate

City of Hope

Phoenix, AZ

Job posting number: #7243308 (Ref:2443560)

Posted: June 13, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

TGen, the Translational Genomics Research Institute, is a part of City of Hope. We are an Arizona-based, nonprofit medical research institute dedicated to conducting groundbreaking research with life-changing results. We work to unravel the genetic components of common and complex diseases, including cancer, neurological disorders, infectious disease, and rare

childhood disorders. By identifying treatment options in this manner, we believe medicine becomes more rational, more precise and more personal.

The Pirrotte Laboratory is seeking a Research Associate to become an integral member of our dynamic team. Specializing in cancer research, the lab focuses on the early detection of cancer biomarkers and signaling pathways. Our mission is to harness cutting-edge, high-throughput omic technologies to create impactful therapeutic interventions. Our diverse research scope extends from addressing health disparities in underserved human populations to studying naturally occurring cancers in canine and avian species. Team members gain exposure to a broad array of scientific techniques and actively contribute across multiple projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct experimental procedures under supervision.
  • Perform basic data analysis and sample tracking.
  • Maintain rigorous documentation, including detailed laboratory notebooks, maintenance spreadsheets, and protocol updates.
  • Ensure cleanliness and organization of the lab space.
  • Operate and upkeep laboratory equipment.
  • Provide support and guidance to colleagues and interns.


We are a human-centric organization that translates to our employees. Some of the perks in working for us:

  • ? BC/BS of Arizona health coverage
  • ? Dental, Vision, Life, Short and Long Term Disability
  • ? Extensive Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with a full scope of concierge type services
  • 401k with 6% match
  • ? Generous time off
  • ? Commuter benefits

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:#7243308 (Ref:2443560)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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