Postdoctoral Fellow - Bioinformatics and Integrative Translational Sciences

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7227540 (Ref:10024827)

Posted: June 10, 2024

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

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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.

The Department of Integrative Translational Sciences at City of Hope comprises a diverse team of biologists, data scientists, engineers, chemists, and clinicians. Together, we collaborate to advance City of Hope’s mission of delivering groundbreaking treatments to patients with critical diseases and conditions.

We are excited to invite a highly motivated individual to join the dynamic and innovative translational research environment of Dr. Enrique Velazquez-Villarreal’s team at the Beckman Research Institute. The Velazquez-Villarreal Lab focuses on molecularly characterizing colorectal cancer tumors using multi-omics approaches, including spatial transcriptomics, and single-cell/bulk genomic sequencing. We integrate this data with clinical information to advance the field of Precision Medicine

As a successful candidate, you will:

Develop and implement computational pipelines and innovative bioinformatics strategies for the molecular characterization of tumors from extensive multi-omics datasets,

Collaborate with fellow researchers from both academic and industry sectors,

Provide training to other lab members,

Publish scientific findings in peer-reviewed journals,

Deliver presentations at scientific conferences,

Actively contribute to the lab's initiatives, including manuscript preparation and research grant proposals.

As a member of our research community, you will benefit from comprehensive training in cancer research, multi-omics analysis, clinical/genomic data integration, AI/ML research, Precision Medicine, and gain hands-on experience with advanced computing infrastructure. This includes access to high-performance computing (HPC) clusters at City of Hope.

Your qualifications should include:

Ph.D. or M.D., Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, cancer genetics, or a related field.

Demonstrated expertise in integrating and analyzing large multi-omics datasets.

Demonstrated proficiency in developing computational pipelines and databases.

Proven excellence in time management and teamwork.

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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Job posting number:#7227540 (Ref:10024827)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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