Research Associate I - Part-time, 20 hours

Duarte, California
February 07 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
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

A part-time Research Associate I opportunity is immediately available at City of Hope Beckman Research Institute to participate in clinical trial sample analysis. This work will include sample preparation and processing, record-keeping, and data evaluation. Strong organizational skills are required. The position will require a maximum of 20 hours/week.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Coordinate the processing of clinical trial samples (requires record-keeping of sample analysis).
  • Perform high-throughput workup of samples.
  • Making buffer solutions and performing mathematical calculations.
  • Prepare samples for analysis.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, or related field.

Preferred education experience and skills:
  • Demonstration of organizational skills and responsibility.
  • Basic understanding of lab techniques some experience 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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