Postdoctoral Fellow - Hematological Malignancies and Translational Sciences

City of Hope

Monrovia, CA

Job posting number: #7238193 (Ref:10025412)

Posted: April 23, 2024

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

The laboratories of Drs. Bin (Amber) Zhang and Guido Marcucci in the Department of Hematological Malignancies and Translational Sciences are looking for highly motivated and creative Postdoctoral Fellow. You will join a well-established group focused on conducting and completing projects leading to publications in high-impact journals. Our labs have been focused on exploring the molecular mechanisms of leukemogenesis and evolution, discovery of novel therapeutic targets, and development of novel therapeutic strategies, including novel antibodies and CART cells, in acute myeloid leukemia (AML), chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), and acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

As a successful candidate you will:

· Lead projects by designing and performing experimental procedures

· Manage data, analyze, and report findings

· Write scientific papers and grants

· Work with PI and other team members to perform experiments in vitro and in vivo

· In vitro skills:

o Cell culture, RNA/DNA extraction, protein extraction, western blot, immunoprecipitation, Immunofluorescence, RT-qPCR, seahorse assay, lentivirus production and cell transduction, ELISA, CART production, CRISPR/Cas9 technology

· In vivo skills:

o Routes of drug administration: oral gavage, intraperitoneal, retro-orbital, subcutaneous, or tail vein injections

o Tissue collection: blood collection, organ harvesting (spleen, bone marrow, liver, etc.)

Your qualifications should include:

· PhD or M.D.

· Experience with molecular signaling, cancer biology, immunity, and mouse work is 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: $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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