Staff Scientist - T Cell Immunotherapy Program

Location
Duarte, California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 09 2019
Ref
10002121
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 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 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary

The T Cell Immunotherapy Program at COH is a fast-paced lab involved in cutting-edge technology, research and clinical immunotherapy studies. We are currently looking for a postdoctoral fellow or staff scientist who will develop chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapies for the treatment of solid tumors, as well as interrogate the tumor microenvironment for identification of rational combination therapies. The PhD candidate will ideally have considerable experience in the fields of immunology and cancer biology.This position will interact and collaborate with a team of researcher with similar interests in developing T cell therapies in a translational research environment.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • Must have a Ph.D
  • Must have research experience in the fields of immunology and cancer biology
  • Must have a publication record in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
  • Must have the ability to effectively develop a project in a translational research environment in order to successfully meet project goals.
  • Must have the ability to design and execute laboratory experiments, critically interpret experimental results, and present data in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to participate in the preparation of grant applications, scientific publications, and IND submissions.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.



Additional Information
  • For more information about the groundbreaking research taking place in the Saul Priceman, Ph.D lab, please see the following web pages:
  • https://www.cityofhope.org/people/priceman-saul
  • https://www.cityofhope.org/breakthroughs/car-t-researcher-saul-priceman
  • https://www.cityofhope.org/research-news/saul-priceman-brings-car-t-to-solid-tumors
  • https://www.cityofhope.org/breakthroughs/car-t-clinical-trial-for-her2-breast-cancer-metastatic-to-brain
  • https://www.cityofhope.org/research-news/new-car-t-trial-for-breast-cancer-with-brain-metastasis



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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