Postdoctoral Fellow - Wang Lab | CAR T

February 28 2018
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
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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.

Requisition ID: 12854

Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow Wang Lab | CAR T

Position Summary and Key Responsibilities:

The Leo Wang lab is seeking post-doctoral fellows with strong backgrounds in cellular immunology. Applicants with backgrounds in genomics, molecular biology, computational biology, or genome engineering who have a research interest in immunology or hematopoiesis are also encouraged to apply.

Our research in the Department of Immuno-oncology focuses on using phosphoproteomics to identify activated protein pathways responsible for cell state or fate decisions. One of our main interests in the lab, a collaboration with Christine Brown's group, seeks to use proteomics to improve the efficacy and persistence of solid-tumor targeted chimeric antigen receptor CAR T cells.

Creativity, initiative, and persistence will be essential characteristics for the successful candidate. Additionally, we are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated individuals who thrive in a fast-paced, challenging, start-up research environment, and can multitask and interact well with others as part of a cohesive team. If you have the desire to make a significant impact in patients' lives, the drive to work hard, and the ingenuity to work smart, we urge you to apply.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • Ph.D., MD, or equivalent doctoral degree
  • Strong backgrounds in cellular immunology
  • Backgrounds in genomics, molecular biology, computational biology, or genome engineering strongly preferred.

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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