Postdoctoral Fellow - Lymphoma Translational Research

Duarte, California
January 29 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
Dr. Alexey Danilov's team is looking for a highly motivated new member to lead a project investigating mechanisms of resistance to cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) inhibitors. We are looking to extend our recent exciting findings to understand how CDKs modulates gene transcription in a cell and identify novel tractable targets. The specifics of the project will be tailored towards the individual's experience and interests.

Dr. Danilov receives funding from the National Institutes of Health, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, American Society of Hematology, and industry partners.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is capable and willing to make maximum use of excellent facilities and a productive environment.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • Ph.D. degree in biological science or related field
  • Minimum of 3-4 years of related laboratory experience during graduate studies is required
  • Experience in molecular biology or biochemistry
  • Understanding of molecular assays such as ChIP-Seq and ATAC-Seq (established in the Danilov laboratory) is desirable
  • Demonstrated capabilities and enthusiasm by peer-reviewed publications.
  • Excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills: both written and verbal
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to perform and prioritize multiple simultaneous tasks
  • Ability to design and execute experiments, critically interpret experimental results, and present data in a cogent and meaningful manner
  • Ability to participate in the preparation of grant applications and publications
  • Highly motivated and self-directed applicants interested in translational research in cancer immunotherapy are strongly encouraged to apply. However, applicants with related training and experience will be given priority.

Additional Information:
  • For more information on Dr. Alexey Danilov's research, 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.