Postdoctoral Fellowship – Translational Research in Cancer Biology and Therapy

Duarte, California
November 02 2020
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
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 for translational research in the field of cancer biology and therapy. Ongoing studies are focusing on development of conditionally replicative oncolytic virus for targeted cancer therapy and development of new agents targeting death receptors, and p53-mediated cancer cell death pathways.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develops experimental protocols, performs a variety of research experiments, and completes research projects efficiently.
  • Organizes experimental data and publishes research findings in a timely manner.
  • Maintains records of work performed including results and methodology
  • Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.
  • Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, including adherence to the workplace Code of Conduct and Compliance Plan.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • A recent Ph.D. degree in life or biomedical sciences, or a related discipline is required.
  • Qualified candidate should have related laboratory experiences in cellular and molecular biology, protein purification, and/or animal cancer models.
  • Experience with oncolytic virus and cancer immunotherapy is preferred.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills are required.

Additional Information:
  • Please apply with an updated CV and a minimum of 3 professional references.

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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