Postdoctoral Fellow- Gastrointestinal Cancers

City of Hope

Monrovia, CA

Job posting number: #7177933 (Ref:10022990)

Posted: September 12, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, andtreatment facilitiesin Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

We have a Postdoctoral Fellowship position available in Dr. Ajay Goel's multidisciplinary research team at City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer. Our team comprises basic biologists, gastroenterologists, surgeons, oncologists, and bioinformaticians, working on collaborative projects with international consortia.

Are you passionate about Gastroenterology Cancers research? Do you have a track record of published articles documenting your groundbreaking work? Join us in our mission to make a world of difference!

As a successful candidate, you will be:

  • Developing liquid biopsy biomarkers for cancer diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy response prediction.
  • Investigating the epigenetic basis of GI cancers, such as aberrant DNA methylation, histone modifications, and non-coding RNAs.
  • Exploring the genetics of early-onset and familial/hereditary colorectal cancers.
  • Studying the tumor microenvironment, stem cells, immune regulation, and identifying targeted therapies.
  • Investigating extracellular vesicles/exosomes in cancer pathogenesis and as disease biomarkers

Your qualifications should include:

· Recent PhD graduate (within past 2 years) with a strong background and profound knowledge in the field of oncology, cancer biology, immunology, or immunotherapy.

  • Previous experience in working with human specimens and development of novel, innovative cancer biomarkers.
  • Evidence of scientific rigor and excellence as documented by high-impact peer-reviewed publications.

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

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:#7177933 (Ref:10022990)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
Duarte,California
United States
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