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Research Associate II - Integrative Translational Sciences

City of Hope
Duarte, CA
$32.00 - $48.05 / hour
Closing date
Feb 27, 2024

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Life Sciences
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Join the forefront of groundbreaking research at the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope , where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. Our dedicated and compassionate faculty and staff are driven by a common mission: Contribute to innovative approaches in predicting, preventing, and curing diseases, shaping the future of medicine through cutting-edge research.

The Department of Integrative Translational Sciences is seeking a Research Associate II to join Dr. David Craig's laboratory.Our team is dedicated to translating our findings into novel therapeutic strategies to improve patient outcomes, by focusing on focuses on cutting-edge research aimed at understanding molecular mechanisms in health and disease. For more information on Dr. Craig's research, please visit here .

As a successful candidate, you will:
  • Conduct a range of molecular biology experiments, focusing on techniques such as cell culture, biochemical assays, and DNA damage detection.
  • Execute and analyze single-cell, spatial, and NGS workflows, emphasizing library construction and sequencing from cells and primary tissues.
  • Develop and optimize cutting-edge single cell-based genomics technologies.
  • Participate in long-read sequencing and associated data analysis.
  • Perform histological preparations, with a focus on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues.

Your qualifications should include:

· Bachelor's degree in Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, or in a related field, along with 2 years of experience. Alternatively, a Master's degree with 1 year of experience is acceptable.

· Hands-on experience in standard molecular biology techniques, with emphasis on cellular biology.

· Experience with emerging genomic methods, including single-cell and spatial transcriptomics, and long-read sequencing methodologies.

· Strong skills in histology and tissue preparation, especially with FFPE samples.

· Excellent interpersonal communication skills with a high emphasis on collaboration.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here .


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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