Postdoctoral Fellow - Cancer Genetics & Epigenetics

Duarte, California
May 31 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6,000 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 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary

The Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope is looking for multiple talented Postdoctoral Fellows in a NCI-funded laboratory, located in eastern Los Angeles. The laboratory has been focusing on biochemical and biological functions and posttranslational regulations of DNA replication/repair enzymes and proteins including nucleases such as FEN1 and DNA2, as well as ubiquitin ligases such as ITCH. Recent Ph.D. graduates or equivalents in the field of biological/medical sciences with ambition and interest in DNA repair and cancer biology and skills in molecular biology are encouraged to apply.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • A Ph.D. degree in life or biomedical sciences, or a related discipline is required.
  • Ambition and interest in DNA repair and cancer biology.

Additional information:
  • Please include a cover letter (personal statement and career goals) and CV/resume including the names and contact information of three references;
  • For more information about Dr. Shen's research, please visit ;
  • Competitive salary and benefit package are provided. Positions will be open until filled.

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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