Postdoctoral Fellow - Immunotherapy

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7204508 (Ref:10024338)

Posted: January 5, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

JOIN US MARCH 5th! You’re invited to a live virtual presentation featuring Ajay Goel, Ph.D., AGAF hosted by City of Hope to share insights on his research and provide valuable information to candidates for his programs during this 20-minute live presentation! Stay for the Q & A session immediately following. We begin at 2 pm and you must register to join: http://tinyurl.com/2p7yj9vx Bring your resume’, your questions and a friend! *All are welcome.

More about Dr Goel here: Ajay Goel, Ph.D., AGAF, Chair, Department of Molecular Diagnostics and Experimental Therapeutics | Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope


Thank you for your interest. Please note, the purpose of this posting is to recruit for on-going and future positions.

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 pioneer revolutionary chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapies. In this role, you will spearhead groundbreaking research, focusing on combining oncolytic viruses with immunotherapies to combat solid tumors. Additionally, you’ll explore the tumor microenvironment for novel combination therapies. Collaborating within a dynamic team, you’ll thrive in our fast-paced, cutting-edge lab environment dedicated to clinical immunotherapy investigations. For more information on Dr. Saul Priceman’s research, please visit here.

As a successful candidate, you will be:

  • Conduct cell culture techniques, including aseptic methods for various cell lines.
  • Prepare samples for flow cytometric analysis and immunohistochemistry.
  • Perform functional characterization and assays of T cells.
  • Participate in preclinical animal modeling for therapeutic studies.
  • Assist in revising and maintaining standard operating procedures.
  • Manage day-to-day laboratory operations and procurement of supplies under supervision.

Your qualifications should include:

  • PhD in Immunology or Cancer Biology: Backed by a strong publication record in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
  • Translational Research Expertise: Proficiency in designing and executing projects in a translational research environment to achieve project goals.
  • Lab Experimentation Skills: Proven ability to design and execute experiments, analyze results critically, and present findings effectively.
  • Contribution to Research Community: Experience in contributing to grant applications, research publications, and participation in national conferences.
  • Exceptional Communication: Strong oral and written communication skills essential for effective collaboration and presentation of research findings.

Please submit your CV for the position by emailing it to [email protected]

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