Postdoctoral Fellow - Cellular Immunology

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7258474 (Ref:10026232)

Posted: June 26, 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 Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope is looking for a talented Postdoctoral Fellow.This position will be in the laboratory of Dr. Helena Reijonen within the Department of Immunology and Theranostics of the Art Riggs Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute.

Dr. Reijonen’s research is focused on characterization of autoimmune-mediated Type 1 Diabetes. The lab seeks to identify autoreactive T lymphocytes in the blood of individuals with T1D and to understand the specific features of these cells, how they are activated and how they can be regulated. In this regard, the primary goal of this research is to discover novel “signatures” of autoreactive T cells and pathways leading to autoimmunity. The lab also focuses on extracellular vesicles as a means of communication between immune cells and pancreatic islets. The insights gained are employed to enhance disease prediction and monitoring and evaluate effectiveness of therapy.

As a successful candidate, you will:

· Design and perform experiments and analyze data

· Regularly communicate and interact with the other team members

· Submit abstracts to scientific meetings, present and discuss research findings

· Write and submit manuscripts for publication

· Write and submit grants

· Ph.D. or M.D. degree in biomedical sciences, or a related discipline

· Experience in tissue culture, cellular and molecular biology, and related methodologies

· Experience of advanced multi-parameter flow cytometry, cell imaging and data analysis

· Experience in statistical methodologies

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Publications in peer-reviewed journals

· Good problem-solving and time management skills, ability to design and conduct independent research, learn new techniques, knowledge of the literature, critical interpretation of data and clear data presentation, ability to work efficiently in a team and with collaborators

· Experience in Single Cell Multi-omics techniques and multiple component analysis programs is an advantage

· Previous experience in immunology research is an advantage

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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Job posting number:#7258474 (Ref:10026232)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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