Postdoctoral Fellow - RNA Splicing Mutations in Leukemogenesis

Employer
City of Hope
Location
Monrovia, California
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Oct 7, 2022

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Discipline
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Healthcare/Hospital

Job Details

About City of Hope

City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope's translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution. AccessHope™, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope's specialized cancer expertise.

A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation's "Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California and in Arizona.

City of Hope's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding. We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.

Position Summary

The Wang Laboratory at the Department of Systems Biology, Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope, is seeking for a talented and motivated Postdoctoral Fellow to lead the project for RNA splicing dysregulation, DNA damage response, and oncogenesis in blood malignancies. Candidates with strong background in RNA splicing, DNA damage, cancer biology, animal models, and bioinformatics are encouraged to apply. Wang Laboratory is currently funded by two R01 grants, foundation grants, and City of Hope Startup package.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • PhD or MD degree in hematology, molecular biology, cancer biology, or a related discipline is required
  • Understanding fundamental mechanism of DNA damage is required
  • Knowledge in transcriptome analysis is preferred
  • Familiar with genetic murine models is preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated, independent and creative

Additional Information:

As a condition of employment, City of Hope requires staff to comply with all state and federal vaccination mandates.
  • For consideration, please submit a CV, a brief statement of scientific research interests, and information for at least two references.
  • For detail laboratory information, please visit: https://www.cityofhope.org/research/systems-biology/systems-biology-research-labs/lili-wang-lab
  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/LiliWangLab

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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City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 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 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

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