Postdoc Fellow, Ovarian Cancer

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

ID: 7067407 (Ref.No. 10006103rxv_91_1)
Posted: July 2, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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 Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunity is immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. Lindsey Treviño. The primary project involves development and characterization of an in vivo spontaneous model of ovarian cancer. The ultimate goal is to establish this preclinical model for mechanistic studies of disease progression, to identify potential biomarkers of the disease, and for testing therapeutics (including chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapies) as part of a larger translational research team focused on ovarian cancer. This position will also support additional projects in the Treviño lab as they arise.

Qualifications
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

  • A Ph.D. degree in life or biomedical sciences, or a related discipline is required.
  • Ability to design and execute laboratory experiments, critically interpret experimental results, and present data in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to participate in the preparation of grant applications and scientific publications.
  • Ability to conduct independent research and work effectively in a team.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Evidence of productivity reflected by first author publications in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Extensive experience with basic molecular biology techniques and animal models is preferred.

Additional Information:
  • For more information about Dr. Lindsey Treviño’s research, please click here .

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 is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.



 

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