Postdoctoral Fellow/Staff Scientist - Cell-Based Therapy - Priceman Lab

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

ID: 7087608 (Ref.No. 10013046-1)
Posted: October 22, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Thank you for your interest. Please note, the purpose of this posting is to recruit for on-going and future positions.

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 Priceman Laboratory at City of Hope is a fast-paced lab involved in cutting-edge technology, research and clinical immunotherapy investigations. We are currently looking for a postdoctoral fellow or staff scientist who will develop chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapies in combination with oncolytic viruses for the treatment of solid tumors, as well as interrogate the tumor microenvironment for identification/validation of rational combination therapies. The PhD candidate should have experience in the fields of immunology and cancer biology with a strong track record. This position will interact and collaborate with a team of researchers with similar interests in developing cell-based therapies in a translational research environment.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

  • PhD degree with research experience in the fields of immunology and cancer biology; a publication record in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
  • Effectively design/develop a project in a translational research environment in order to successfully meet project goals.
  • Design and execute laboratory experiments, critically interpret experimental results, and present data in a clear and concise manner.
  • Participate in the preparation of grant applications, research publications, and attend/present at national conferences.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.


Additional Information:
  • Please send current CV to Saul Priceman at spriceman@coh.org for consideration.
  • See the Saul Priceman, Ph.D. and lab web page for an overview of research interests at: https://www.cityofhope.org/people/priceman-saul and https://www.cityofhope.org/research/car-t-cell-therapy
  • To protect the health of patients and staff and to comply with new State of California mandates, City of Hope staff are required to show proof of full vaccination by September 30, 2021. Compliance is a condition of employment.


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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  • Posting Date: Aug 23, 2021
  • Job Field: Research
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Shift: Day Job


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.