Postdoctoral Fellow – Tumor Microenvironment and Leukemia – Carlesso Lab

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7126260 (Ref:10020205)

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.

City of Hope is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to join the lab of Dr. Nadia Carlesso. We invite you to participate in groundbreaking research on leukemogenesis and therapeutic approaches in poor prognosis T-ALL. The focus includes unraveling the complexities of drug-resistant and relapse T-ALL cells, studying microenvironment and leukemic stem cell interactions, and exploring the intersections of tumor microenvironment, inflammation, and stem cell biology in hematopoietic diseases. For more information on Dr. Carlesso’s research, please visit here.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Design and execute experiments to advance research goals.
  • Maintain detailed experiment logs from conception to analysis.
  • Prepare laboratory reagents, chemicals, instruments, and maintain equipment.
  • Contribute to manuscript preparation, grant applications, and presentations.
  • Supervise and mentor undergraduate students in the laboratory.
  • Represent the lab at meetings, presenting new data.

Your qualifications should include:

  • Ph.D. degree in life or biomedical sciences, or a related discipline.
  • Record of publications with at least one as first author.
  • Self-driven, passionate, curious, and highly motivated.
  • Collaborative with a commitment to scientific integrity and honesty.
  • Expertise in cellular & molecular biology and biochemistry.

This NIH-NCI funded position offers a unique opportunity for individuals interested in building a career in biomedical research. Ideal candidates will have expertise in signal transduction, nuclear hormone receptors, iPSCs, or animal models.

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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