Postdoctoral Fellow - Metabolic Disease Research

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7259492 (Ref:10026700)

Posted: July 2, 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.

A Postdoctoral Fellowship position is readily available in the laboratory of Dr. Wendong Huang in Arthur Riggs Diabetes and Metabolism Research Institute at City of Hope.

The self-motivated Postdoctoral Fellow will work on projects investigating the new pathways and targets in diabetes/obesity and other metabolic diseases. We use genetically engineered mouse models and molecular pharmacology tools to identify novel signaling pathways in metabolism to develop new targets for drug discovery.

Our research interests include:

1) Liver-gut and microbiota crosstalk as metabolic mediators in regulating both normal physiology and pathogenesis.

2) Development of novel drugs to treat MASH, diabetes, PCOS and other metabolic diseases.

For more information on Dr. Wendong Huang’s research, please visit:

· A Ph.D. or M.D. degree in broad biomedical sciences.

· Proficiency in biochemical techniques, molecular biology skills, and cell culture.

· Research experience with in vivo animal models.

· Evidence of scientific rigor and excellence as documented by peer-reviewed publications.

· Good communication skills and fluency in English, both spoken and written.

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:#7259492 (Ref:10026700)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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