Postdoctoral Fellow - T Cell Immune Therapy for Cancer Research

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7187152 (Ref:10023152)

Posted: March 29, 2024

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

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the forefront of groundbreaking research at theBeckman 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 Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunity is immediately available for the highly motivated individual in the laboratory of Dr. Steven Rosen, at the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, a prestigious NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. The goal of this position is to reveal mechanisms of therapy resistance and develop novel methods to advance current therapy for myeloma and leukemia. For more information on Dr. Rosen’s research please visit here.

As a successful candidate, you will:

· Directly work with supervisor and lab members to investigate the effects of inhibition of SUMOylation on cancer progression and anti-tumor immunity.

· Skills that are used in the lab include: hands-on lab benchwork on cell biology, immunology, and animal tumor models; design and conduct experiments; generate, analyze and evaluate data present results in an organized manner; learn new techniques and approaches; stay updated with latest advancement in the field and integrate them into research.

· Please include an updated CV, a cover letter describing your current position, reasons for applying and contact details of two referees.

· PhD degree in Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, immunology, or related field (required).

· Peer reviewed publications in the area (required).

· Experience with murine tumor model including mice handling, tumor engraftment, drug administration, tissue dissociation (required).

· Strong oral and written communication and organizational skills (required).

· Cell and molecular biology techniques including cell culture, western blot, and qPCR (required).

· Expertise in immunology-related basic techniques such as flow cytometry (highly preferred).

· Experience in computational biology, bioinformatics, transcriptomic, proteomic, data analysis (highly preferred).

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