Postdoctoral Fellow

Southern California
City of Hope - Turning hope into reality.
August 10 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Requisition ID: 10271

Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow

Position Summary and Key Responsibilities:

Renowned oncolytic virologists Drs. Nanhai Chen and Yuman Fong are seeking a post-doctoral researcher to join their thriving lab as they define the structure and function of novel oncolytic viruses and fast-track them into clinical trials. The ideal candidate will be a well-published investigator who is self-motivated, organized, creative and innovative and works well in a team setting. Drs. Fong and Chen will commit to guiding the post-doctoral researcher toward achieving independence both in research and in funding.

Please include Cover Letter with Resume/CV in one file.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • A Ph.D. degree in life or biomedical sciences, or a related discipline is required.
  • Experience with immunology and immunotherapy concepts and techniques is a requirement.
  • Experience working with oncolytic or other viruses is a plus.
  • Post-doctoral researcher must be comfortable with in vitro and in vivo techniques.
  • Must be comfortable working with radioisotopes – training will be provided.

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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