Postdoctoral Fellow - Gene Expression | Medical Imaging

September 07 2018
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
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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.

Requisition ID: 14586

Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow Gene Expression | Medical Imaging

Position Summary and Key Responsibilities:

A newly funded lab at the department of medical oncology of City of Hope, Los Angeles, is looking for a talented postdoctoral fellow for translational research focusing on the immune regulation of lung cancer. Ongoing studies are focusing on patient peripheral blood and tumor tissue samples that will be used for a variety of technologically advanced methods for immune system phenotyping. Specifically, we will assess changes in NK and T cell phenotypes by multi-color flow cytometry, multi-color spatial analysis of NK and T cell localization in tumor tissue, T cell receptor (TCR) sequencing analysis of T cell oligoclonality, and single cell RNA sequencing of peripheral blood and tumor cells.

Full application including a statement of research motivation/experiences/interests, updated CV with a list of publication, and at least 3 references with contact information should be submitted in response to this job posting. The position is funded for 1 year and renewable upon satisfactory evaluation.

For more information aboutDr. Chaudhry's research, please clickhere.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • Ph.D., M.D., D.O., or equivalent in biomedical sciences;
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred Education and Skills:

  • Skills of tissue culture, molecular cloning, gene expression and knockout, protein purification/identification, flow cytometry and mouse tumor xenograft model experience;
  • Bioinformatics skills;
  • MRI and/or PET-MRI imaging physics experience.

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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