Postdoctoral Fellow - Lymphoma Genomics

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7080363 (Ref:10010990)

Posted: June 24, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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.

Position Summary

The department of pathology of the City of Hope Medical center is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow to work with a group of researchers in lymphoma genomics and biology.

The candidate is expected to be an innovative scientist with knowledge and experience in molecular biology, cell culture, in vitro functional assays and genomic editing. Some interests and knowledge in the analysis of data generated through next generation sequencing and other global technologies including transcriptomic and mutational analysis as well as correlative analysis of different datasets would be desirable. A good understanding of general biological processes and immunology is highly desirable. Our group works very collaboratively in a supportive and stimulatory environment with the goal of understanding the pathogenesis of lymphoma, discovering novel therapeutic targets and improving the treatment and outcome of lymphoma patients.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • A Ph.D. degree in life or biology, genomics/genetics or a related discipline is required.
  • Experience using Next-Generation sequencing analysis and gene editing in lab investigation
  • Experience in cell culture including the in vitro propagation, manipulation and characterization of lymphocytes.
  • Proficient in molecular biological techniques including transfection, transduction, cloning, vector construction, reporter assay and western blot.
  • Ability and interest in developing new assays as needed
  • Basic proficiency in programming desirable
  • Values research integrity, careful experimental work and collaborative research

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.


  • Posting Date: Jun 21, 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.

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