Postdoctoral Fellow - B-cell Malignancies

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7219248 (Ref:10024825)

Posted: February 20, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $34.00 - $37.55 / hour

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: Bring your resume’, your questions and a friend! *All are welcome.

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.

The laboratory of Dr. Alexey Danilov is seeking a highly motivated individual who values teamwork but also aspires to become a project driver. Dr. Danilov's laboratory investigates mechanisms of drug resistance in B-cell malignancies. Lymph nodes and bone marrow are sites where neoplastic B-cells are exposed to tumor microenvironment. Dr. Danilov’s laboratory research focuses on the role of pro-survival pathways in this setting, and how this signaling can be targeted. In addition to a variety of in vitro models of the stromal niche, Dr. Danilov’s laboratory models lymphoid disease in vivo. Dr. Danilov’s research is highly translational and involves work with primary samples from patients with lymphoid malignancies. Based on laboratory findings, Dr. Danilov's group originates early-phase clinical trials, allowing for verification of laboratory findings in the clinical setting. The lab also conducts analysis of correlative samples from patients enrolled in clinical trials. For more information about Dr. Danilov’s lab, please visit here.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Perform primary cell culture, co-culture assays, and multi-parameter flow cytometry.
  • Employ excellent communication skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, effectively lead a project in a translational research environment in order to successfully meet project goals.
  • Perform and prioritize multiple simultaneous tasks.
  • Design and execute experiments, critically interpret experimental results, and present data in a cogent and meaningful manner.
  • Participate in the preparation of grant applications and publications.

Your qualifications should include:

  • Ph.D. degree with research experience; a track record of publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
  • Solid knowledge in cancer immunology, molecular and cell biology, and biochemistry.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Highly motivated and self-directed applicants interested in translational research in cancer immunotherapy are strongly encouraged to apply. However, applicants with related training and experience will be given priority.

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: $34.00 - $37.55 / 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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