Postdoc Fellow, Diabetes Immunology

Location
Duarte, California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
February 24 2020
Ref
10005889rxv_55_1
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
Thank you for your interest. Please note, the purpose of this posting is to recruit for on-going and future positions.

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 a talented Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Diabetes Immunology. This candidate will develop her/his work with Bart Roep, Ph.D.

This exciting position will be part of the newly created Department of Diabetes Immunology, within the Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute at City of Hope. This candidate will join our mission to cure type 1 diabetes team.

In particular, the research plan is focused on the development of novel therapeutics entities, aiming to target the autoimmune response against the insulin-producing cells, controlling the inflammation. The candidate will have the unique opportunity contributing to a translational research program, working with renowned specialists in the fields of Immunology, Autoimmunity, Immunotherapy, Diabetes, and Biotechnology. This candidate will be exposed to novel proprietary technologies developed at the City of Hope.

Qualifications
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • Must have a Ph.D. degree in life or biomedical sciences, or a related discipline.
  • Must have experience in cellular immunology
  • Must have experience in isolation, activation, and expansion of human lymphocytes in culture, flow cytometry, single-cell sorting, cell imaging, enzyme-linked immunospot (ELISpot), Cytokine Secretion Assay, and other lymphocyte function tests.
Preferred education experience and skills:
  • Experience in molecular biology, ELISA, and immunohistochemistry are desirable.
  • Notions on cell transformation process with viral vectors and in vivo imaging are a plus.
Additional Information:
  • For more information on our Diabetes Immunology Department: https://www.cityofhope.org/research/diabetes-metabolism-research-institute/diabetes-institute-departments/diabetes-immunology
  • To learn more about Bart O. Roep, Ph.D.: https://www.cityofhope.org/people/roep-bart
  • For more information on the Wanek Family Project for Type 1 Diabetes: https://www.cityofhope.org/research/diabetes-metabolism-research-institute/diabetes-institute-departments/wanek-project
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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