Date Posted: Jan 8, 2019
Application Deadline: Feb 7, 2019
- City of Hope
- Location: Duarte, CA
- Job Number: 7055153
- Posting Date: Jan 8, 2019
- Application Deadline:
Feb 7, 2019
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.
The Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope is looking for a talented Postdoctoral Fellow to work in the laboratory of Dr. Joseph Geradts, Professor in the Department of Population Sciences. The lab has a strong focus on breast cancer research. Areas of interest include biomarkers of human breast cancer progression and early detection and prevention. There is an opportunity to participate in collaborative research projects with investigators at City of Hope and other outstanding medical research institutes.
Key Responsibilities include:
• Develop in vitro and in vivo models of breast cancer prevention
• Participate in the development of novel assays to more clearly define the composition of human breast cancers and precursor lesions
• Collaborate with other research groups at City of Hope and other academic institutions
• Assist with grant applications, progress reports and scientific manuscripts
• Present findings at national and local meetings
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
• A doctoral degree in a biomedical science, medicine or related discipline
• Background in cancer research
• Proficiency in common laboratory techniques, e.g., mammalian cell culture, quantitative PCR, Western blotting, nucleic acid extraction etc.
• Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
Preferred education, experience and skills:
• Background in bioinformatics and/or big data analysis
• Experience in human breast cancer research
• Experience in rodent models of breast cancer
• Knowledge of pathology
• Experience in cancer biomarker assays
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• For more information about Dr. Geradts’ research, please visit: https://www.cityofhope.org/joseph-geradts
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.