Postdoctoral Fellow - Cancer Gene Discovery, Gene Editing - Ngo Laboratory

City of Hope

Monrovia, CA

ID: 7070487 (Ref.No. 10001678rxv_117_1)
Posted: October 1, 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 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
A Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunity is available in the Systems Biology department at Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope. The laboratory is interested in cancer gene discovery and molecular mechanisms underlying leukemia and lymphoma. Research involves primary human lymphoma cells, gene editing, classical molecular and cell biology, mechanistic studies in oncogenic signal transduction, and on-going collaborative projects with faculty in the Department of Systems Biology.

Methods/Techniques: Retroviral gene delivery, Flow cytometry, Chromatin immunoprecipitation, ChIP-Seq, RNA-Seq, mass spectrometry/quantitative phospho-profiling, mouse genetics, bone marrow transplantation assays, pre-clinical drug testing in xenotransplantation animal models.

Qualifications
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • PhD in cell or molecular biology;
  • Enthusiasm for science, willingness to think beyond established concepts and to try and learn new experimental and analysis tools. The lab takes a team science approach, so being a nice person and a good team player is important as well.
Additional Information:
  • Please submit, in a single PDF, your curriculum vitae and a brief motivation statement;
  • For more information, please visit https://www.cityofhope.org/people/ngo-vu nguyen and https://www.cityofhope.org/research/systems-biology .
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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