Postdoctoral Fellow – Diabetes and Cancer Metabolism

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

ID: 7246387 (Ref.No. 10026014)
Posted: May 21, 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.

The Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope is looking for a talented Postdoctoral Fellow.

As a member of the Department of Diabetes and Cancer Metabolism, Dr. Shuck’s lab is focused on elucidating the mechanisms linking diabetes and cancer. Her lab utilizes a multi-prong approach using human, mouse, and cell models to determine the role of metabolic alterations in this process. They are also interested in characterizing the role of health disparities on these mechanisms.

For more information about Dr. Shuck’s lab, please visit here.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Be proficient in sterile tissue culture.
  • Be proficient in biochemical assays including qPCR, Western blot, enzymatic assays.
  • Have a working knowledge of statistics.
  • Work well with a diverse team.
  • Available to mentor students and trainees.
  • Have strong presentation and writing skills.

Your qualifications should include:

  • Ph.D. degree in life or biomedical sciences, or a related discipline is required.
  • Experience in biochemistry and/or cell biology.

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

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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.