Research Associate I

Duarte, California
May 03 2021
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

A Research Associate I position is available at the Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope in a lab focused on molecular genetic analysis of chromosomal stability in mammalian cells. Under the direct supervision of the Principle Investigator, Dr. Jeremy Stark, or designate, the Research Associate I performs a variety of routine and increasingly complex research experiments in cell and molecular biology. The curriculum vitae should begin with a detailed personal statement on prior research experience and describing your interest in this position.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Utilizing laboratory and core facility equipment and established protocols, performs a variety of research experiments.
  • Records and validates results for accuracy and completeness.
  • Write standard operating procedures and reports.
  • Maintains records of work performed including results and methodology.
  • Ensures that all laboratory activities are carried out in compliance with safety procedures and guidelines for handling, storage and disposal of materials.
  • Maintains lab stocks/inventory.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • Bachelor's degree in biological sciences, chemistry, or related fields.
  • 0-2 years of research/laboratory experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and strong scientific curiosity.

Additional Information:

To learn more about Dr. Jeremy Stark's research, please visit:

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.

  • Posting Date: May 3, 2021
  • Job Field: Research
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Shift: Day Job

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