Postdoctoral Fellow - Mass Spectrometry

Duarte, California
September 03 2020
Life Sciences
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 Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope is looking for a talented Postdoctoral Fellow in the Kalkum Lab - Department of Immunology and Theranostics.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Research and Development of novel diagnostic tools for the detection of Botulinum neurotoxin and other diagnostic targets.
  • Development and application of targeted mass spectrometric techniques.
  • Application and design of molecular biology approaches, including molecular cloning, expression and purification of recombinant proteins
  • Genomics and proteomics data analysis using bioinformatics tools.
  • Swift publication of results in peer reviewed manuscripts and mandatory progress reports.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • A Ph.D. degree in life or biomedical sciences, chemistry/biochemistry or a related discipline is required.
Additional Information:
  • For more information on Dr. Markus Kalkum's research please visit, 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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