Post-doctoral Fellow

Duarte, California
May 27 2021
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 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. The position is now available in the Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research under the supervision of Dr. Sumanta Pal of City of Hope. This research fellowship focuses on genitourinary cancers, specifically kidney, bladder, and prostate cancers.

Dr. Pal has published extensively in the field of genitourinary cancers. A full list of publications from Dr. Pal can be found at the following link:

Key Responsibilities:
  • Developing and maintaining clinical and translational research trials in genitourinary cancers.
  • Collecting, analyzing, and maintaining large databases pertaining to genitourinary cancers.
  • Drafting original research and review articles and publishing in peer reviewed journals.
  • Developing and presenting abstracts at national and international conferences

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • A Ph.D. or M.D. degree in life or biomedical sciences, or a related discipline is required, though an M.D. and completion of an internal medicine residency is preferred.
  • Experience in medical oncology is preferred
  • Applicants should have a solid understanding of statistical methods and clinical and translational research procedures.
  • Applicants should be proficient in written and spoken English

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. #LI-GD

  • Posting Date: May 26, 2021
  • Job Field: Research
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Shift: Day Job

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