Post-doctoral Fellow-Cancer Biology

Duarte, California
June 03 2020
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
Postdoctoral fellow positions are available immediately at City of Hope, one of a prestigious group of NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers. The successful applicant will join a highly competitive research lab to investigate molecular mechanisms underlying transcriptional control and cell signaling during the course of tumorigenesis and development. Specifically, the applicants will use "cutting-edge" and unique genetically-engineered mouse models to uncover gene-expression and genomic and epigenetic alterations in stem/progenitor cells and cancer initiation cells.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

Candidate should have a Ph.D. or M.D/Ph.D. degree in Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, or a related field. Candidates should also have a proven track record of creativity and productivity. They should be highly self-motivated, strong desire to learn, and have excellent communication skills. Previous experience with mouse models of human diseases, cancer biology, molecular biology, or genetics is highly desired, but not required. We provide a fruitful research and training environment and competitive salary and fringe benefit.

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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