Postdoctoral Fellow - Lymphoma Genomics - Chan Laboratory

Duarte, California
September 19 2019
Life Sciences, Genomics
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

The department of pathology of the City of Hope Medical center is recruiting a bioinformatics fellow to work with a group of researchers in lymphoma genomics.

The candidate is expected to be an innovative scientist with knowledge and experience in the analysis of data generated through next generation sequencing and other global technologies including transcriptomic and mutational analysis as well as correlative analysis of different datasets. A good understanding of general biological processes is highly desirable. The work will be highly translational, with data being generated on patients with lymphoma treated on clinical trials utilizing novel agents (immunotherapies, targeted therapies). Our group works very collaboratively in a supportive and stimulatory environment with the goal of understanding the pathogenesis of lymphoma, discovering novel therapeutic targets and improving the treatment and outcome of lymphoma patients.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

  • PhD in computational biology, computational science, statistics, or mathematics, engineering, genomics/genetics or related fields.
  • Experiences with Next-Generation sequencing analysis such as RNA-seq, WES, etc.
  • UNIX/LINUX and high performance computing experience.
  • Proficiency in R or similar commonly used statistical languages.
  • Basic proficiency with Python, Perl, or other languages.
  • Values research integrity and collaborative research.

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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