Research Associate II - Transgenic Knockout Program

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

ID: 7189433 (Ref.No. 10023393)
Posted: January 30, 2024
Salary / Pay Rate: $31.00 - $48.05 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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 transgenic mouse core facility produces genetically modified mice as a service to researchers at the City of Hope, and, as such, the desired candidates must possess a high level of dedication and professionalism. Join us and elevate your career in a role that makes a meaningful impact on groundbreaking research!

As a successful candidate, you will be responsible for:

  • Handling and euthanasia of laboratory mice.
  • In vitro culture of mouse embryos; micro-manipulation and electroporation of mouse embryos; surgical and non-surgical embryo transfer in mice; in vitro culture of mouse embryonic stem cells (mESC).
  • Cryopreservation/rederivation of mouse strains; management of mouse breeding colonies.
  • The research associate will also perform molecular biology and microscopy techniques used to generate and genotype genetically modified mice.
  • The position requires availability on weekends as needed.

Your qualifications should include:

  • Bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Two years related research/ laboratory experience with a Bachelor’s degree or one year related research/ laboratory experience with a Master’s degree.

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

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $31.00 - $48.05 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

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.