Research Associate I - Hematopoietic Tissue Biorepository Core

Location
Duarte, California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
June 21 2021
Ref
10011247
Discipline
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital
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 Hematopoietic Tissue Biorepository Core at City of Hope assist investigators in their research efforts aiming to combat cancers. The core supports high quality, translational, and clinical research on hematological diseases and malignancies and provides biological specimens of interest to investigators . We are looking for a RAI candidate to come on board and help with several projects that are currently in development. Under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigator, or designee, the Research Associate I perform a variety of routine and complex research experiments.

Key Responsibilities include:
  • Prepare findings and update the database system currently being used with new information.
  • Assist others in lab with routine lab assignments given within study protocols.
  • Conduct cell testing on various cell lines provided by the team supervisor and perform necessary cell culture.
  • Verify numerical data in both digital and written form to ensure data errors recorded that may happen are minimal.
  • Ensuring lab cleanliness and safety by maintaining equipment and appropriate lab attire always.
  • Keeping all specimens correctly labeled and stored.
  • Handles necessary administrative paperwork and documentation needed for protocol validation and research quality control.
  • Occasionally perform internet searches to gather information and record findings in a manner pursuant of the core.


Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • A Bachelor's degree in life sciences or related degree with 0-2 years of research/laboratory experience


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: Jun 21, 2021
  • Job Field: Research
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Shift: Day Job

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