Assistant Research Professor

May 10 2018
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 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 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.

Position Summary

The Department of Hematology at the City of Hope National Medical Center is recruiting an Assistant Research Professor with extensive knowledge and experience relevant with Immunology, viral pathogenesis and oncolytic virotherapy. The research faculty is expected to serve as Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator on sponsored research grants and on original research projects; conceptualize, plan, design, implement and conduct research studies in the area of immunology and oncolytic virotherapy; develop and write grant proposals to seek and obtain funding to support research program; secure and maintain NIH RO1 or equivalent funding; writes and can publish research in high quality peer reviewed, scientific journals; attend and make presentations of research at national and international scientific conferences; develop national and international scholarly reputation; instruct and mentor junior scientists, doctoral and postdoctoral students, medical students, residents and fellow trainees; participate in division, department, college and university committees and initiatives.

Position Qualifications

Minimum Education

  • All applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D., proven ability to write scientific reports and publish in scientific, peer-reviewed journals; and a clear understanding of key components of grant writing and obtaining funding in support of research required. Considerable post-doctoral experience in Immunology is required; Applicants with solid training in pathogenesis of human herpes virus is preferred. Ideal applicants will be creative and collaborative scientists using state-of-the-art approaches that combine cell and molecular biology, biochemistry and in vitro or in vivo models of infection. Requires successful completion of a background check. Selected candidate may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.

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