Postdoctoral Fellow - Hematological Malignancies Translational Sciences

City of Hope

Monrovia, CA

ID: 7217766 (Ref.No. 10024531)
Posted: February 15, 2024
Salary / Pay Rate: $34.00 - $37.55 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the forefront of groundbreaking research at theBeckman 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.

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is open in the laboratory of Dr. Guido Marcucci in the Department of Hematological Malignancies Translational Sciences. The Marcucci laboratory studies the pathogenesis of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and development of new treatments for AML based on these discoveries. We seek an independent and highly motivated candidate interested in studying the molecular, cellular, and metabolic mechanisms leading to AML and resistance to therapy. For a complete list of Publications please visit here

The following projects include:

· Antibody-based therapeutics directed against AML and related myeloid malignancies

· Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell-based therapeutics

· Discovery of neoantigens and identification of HLA-restricted epitopes derived from them

As a successful candidate, you will:

· Work with both genetically engineered mouse models, patient-derived AML xenograft models, and in vitro systems.

· Techniques commonly used in the lab include: molecular biology, protein characterization including western blotting, flow cytometry, immunology, tissue culture, and microscopy, including the use of fluorescent probes.


· Ph.D., M.D., or D.V.M. degree in life or biomedical sciences or a related discipline.

· Experience in basic molecular biology

· Experience in animal models

· Experience in techniques used in immunology research

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: $34.00 - $37.55 / 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.