Staff Scientist | Cancer Biology | Zijie Sun Lab

July 23 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.

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Staff Scientist | Cancer Biology | Zijie Sun Lab

Position Summary and Key Responsibilities:

A Staff Scientist position is available in at City of Hope, one of a prestigious group of NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers.

The successful candidate will join a highly competitive research lab to investigate the molecular mechanisms underlying transcriptional control and cell signaling during the course of development and tumorigenesis. Specifically, the candidate will use both in-vitro biological approaches and genetically-engineered mouse models to uncover gene-expression, and genomic and epigenetic alterations in response of steroid hormone action and biological consequences of these cellular events.

This Staff Scientist position is designed for career research professionals who have extensive research experience, skills, and analytic ability to lead sophisticated research projects that are carried out in the PI's lab. Candidates should also have a proven track record of creativity and productivity, as well as previous experience in designing and performing daily experiments with GEM models.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • Requiresat a minimum, the U.S. equivalent Ph.D. or other doctoral level degree in the field of Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, or Cell Biology. Candidates should be highly self-motivated, have a strong desire to learn, and have excellent communication skills.

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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