Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Single-Cell Proteomics

City of Hope

Job posting number: #7206490 (Ref:2151796)

Posted: March 4, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Pirrotte lab is actively seeking a highly motivated and skilled individual to join our dynamic team as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Translational Genomics Research Institute. This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the forefront of scientific discovery by developing innovative methods in single-cell proteomics and applying them to translational cancer research. The successful candidate will possess a strong background in mass spectrometry, cell biology, proteomics sample preparation, and advanced quantitative data analysis, with a particular emphasis on interpreting complex results. Bioinformatics expertise is considered a valuable asset.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and optimize methods for single-cell proteomics.
  • Apply cutting-edge techniques to advance translational research objectives.
  • Conduct proteomics sample preparation and mass spectrometry experiments.
  • Perform data analysis and interpretation of results.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to integrate bioinformatics approaches.
  • Disseminate results at conference meetings and author manuscripts.


If you are passionate about pushing the boundaries of single-cell proteomics, contributing to translational research, and working in a collaborative and innovative environment, we encourage you to apply. Join us at the Translational Genomics Research Institute and be a part of groundbreaking discoveries that shape the future of scientific knowledge.


Why join TGen?

TGen is a non-profit research institute located in Phoenix, Arizona. We are focused on translational science – and have been since our formation in 2002. Our immediate goal is to make a difference in the lives of patients suffering from disease. We are moderately sized (~300 employees), nimble, and house the latest technologies in genomics. Do you dream of your work

benefiting patients sooner rather than later? We have a 20-year track record in doing exactly that. It is the perfect sized place for you to start and grow your career and receive expert mentorship from a diverse, successful group of investigators.

Moreover, our Post Doctoral Research Fellows enjoy the same benefits as any other employee.


Our compensation packages are competitive with the NIH, and our benefits are top notch! Just to name a few of the perks of working for us:

  • Health coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona. Mayo Clinic is in network.
  • Dental, Vision, Life, Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Excellent Enterprise Assistance Program with a full scope of life services
  • 401k with up to a 6% match
  • Generous time off
  • Commuter benefits
  • Much, much more!

Why come to Phoenix, Arizona?

Relocation packages are available to move to the beautiful Valley of the Sun! Phoenix is an incredible place to live! Like the outdoors? We average 300 sunny days each year – 100 more sunny days than the typical U.S. city. With an average of only 30 days with rain your recreational plans rarely get ruined. We have multiple mountain ranges within a 30-minute drive of the city

center, California or Mexico beaches are a quick five-hour drive away, and, in the winter, snow sports are just a two-hour drive north to Flagstaff. Our airport is consistently ranked as one of the best in the country with direct flights to all major U.S. cities, Europe, and the Americas. Enjoy long weekends in Vegas? Drive there in five hours or fly there in 45 minutes. We also have great nightlife, performing arts, food, college and professional sports, and live music. Arizona is truly one of the nation’s best-kept secrets. Lastly, the scientific community in Phoenix is large and constantly growing – research and clinical

partners abound!


Please include a CV, a personal statement, and at least three references that can be contacted.

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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