Postdoctoral Fellow - T32 DNA Damage Response and Oncogenic Signaling (DNADRS)

Duarte, California
January 29 2020
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Thank you for your interest. Please note, the purpose of this posting is to recruit for on-going and future positions in DNA Damage Response and Oncogenic Signaling (DNADRS).

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
Funded by the National Cancer Institute (T32CA186895), the program at City of Hope provides exceptionally motivated, recent postdoctoral fellows with scientific knowledge, research training and professional skills in the rapidly growing and interconnected fields of DNA damage response and oncogenic signaling (DNADRS). The goal of the program is to provide innovative curriculum and mentored research that prepares an elite group of highly motivated fellows to become successful, independent researchers in cancer biology. Fellows can choose a mentor from 19 faculty members, all of whom are performing cancer-focused, funded, high-impact research in DNADRS, and have a history of mentoring postdoctoral fellows. Required coursework includes curriculum in DNA Repair, Epigenetics and Cancer, and Oncogenic Signaling. In addition, trainees will participate in journal clubs, data clubs, professional development seminars, monthly luncheons with mentors, national and international scientific conferences, and a yearly DNADRS Symposium.

U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent resident status is required. Individuals from underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Fellowships are for three years with an institute-supplemented stipend ($61,921 per year plus a full benefit package) and $5,000 for research supplies.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • Must have a Ph.D. in life or biomedical sciences, or a related discipline.
  • Must have less than two years of postdoctoral experience.
Additional Information:
  • Please submit a curriculum vitae and publication list directly to .
  • For more information on the program, leadership, and faculty, please click here .

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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