Postdoctoral Fellow - Cell Biology and Quantitative Microscopy

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7118303 (Ref:10019178)

Posted: January 25, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $31.00 - $34.23 / 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.

Postdoctoral Fellow opportunity in Dr. Tijana Jovanovic-Talisman's lab. Explore biological nanoparticles, specifically extracellular vesicles (EVs), for groundbreaking minimally invasive diagnostics. Uncover disease-specific molecules within EVs using cell biology and super-resolution microscopy. Contribute to developing a revolutionary platform for precision medicine diagnoses. For more information on Dr. Talisman’s research, please visit here.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Purify and manipulate EVs from cultured cells and plasma.
  • Conduct imaging experiments using single molecule localization microscopy.
  • Complete data analysis to characterize the molecular content of extracellular vesicles.

Your qualifications should include:

  • PhD in Biomedical Sciences, Biophysics, Chemical Engineering, or a related discipline with less than 3 years of postdoctoral training.
  • Experience in quantitative microscopy and cell biology.
  • Ability to carry out independent research and prepare manuscripts for publication.
  • Proficiency in super-resolution microscopy, extracellular vesicles, and MATLAB programming is preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills and a collaborative mindset

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

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $31.00 - $34.23 / 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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