Research Associate I - Cancer Biology

Location
Duarte, California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
June 25 2019
Ref
10002183
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
A Research Associate I position is available at Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, in the Department of Cancer Biology. Our group works on chemoprevention and superfood research.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Utilizing laboratory equipment and established protocols, performs a variety of research experiments.
  • Records and validates results for accuracy and completeness.
  • May modify protocols.
  • Write standard operating procedures and reports.
  • Maintains records of work performed including results and methodology; utilizing records may calculate, graph and compile data.
  • Develops techniques and expertise in one or more areas relevant to laboratory research project.
  • Ensures that all laboratory activities are carried out in compliance with safety procedures and guidelines in handling, storage and disposal of materials.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • Bachelor's degree in biological sciences.
  • 0-2 years of research/laboratory experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills.

Preferred education experience and skills:
  • The ideal candidate will have variety of laboratory techniques and be familiar with cell culture and animal experiments.
  • The candidate should also have good oral and written communication skills in English, interact well in group situations, be computer literate, and prepare reports.

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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