Postdoctoral Fellow - Translational Oncolytic Viro-Immunotherapy

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7258985 (Ref:10026701)

Posted: July 1, 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 Karen Aboody M.D. lab is in search of a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to develop and carry out stem cell studies involving targeted delivery of oncolytic virus to invasive cancers. This is a Translational Research Lab – we are involved with FDA IND-enabling and first-in-human clinical studies, as well as a biotechnology partnership.

For more information about Dr. Aboody’s lab, please visit here.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Investigate stem cell delivery of oncolytic viro-immunotherapy to target glioma, breast cancer, and ovarian cancer in animal models.
  • Be expected to independently design and manage projects, analyze data, prepare manuscripts for publication, submit grants, and present at national scientifically conferences.

Your qualifications should include:

  • A doctorate degree and/or relevant background in immunology, neuroscience, biology, or pharmacology. Immunology expertise will take priority.
  • Training in flow cytometry, PCR, immunohistological techniques, ELISpot, PCR, viral vectors, and cell transduction.
  • Experience with small animal surgeries, necropsy, tissue harvest and cryosectioning.
  • Individuals must be able to work independently and have a minimum of 8 years’ experience with lab techniques listed above.
  • Authorship in peer-reviewed publications required.

Preferred qualifications:

  • The lab asks for a commitment of at least 2-3 years.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please click here.

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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:#7258985 (Ref:10026701)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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