Staff Scientist - Stem Cell Research
Job posting number: #7198763 (Ref:10024051)
Posted: January 11, 2024
Salary / Pay Rate: $33.27 - $118.63 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
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.
Dr. Yanhong Shi’s lab is looking for highly motivated and productive postdoctoral fellows for stem cell research projects within the Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine (Shi laboratory) at Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope located in the county of Los Angeles, California.
The Shi laboratory has been well known for stem cell research, including stem cell-based disease modeling and cell therapy development. This laboratory is one of the pioneers in establishing disease models and cell therapies using the human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) platform and has published extensively in this area.
The Shi laboratory has established protocols for differentiating human iPSCs into a variety of cell types, including brain cells, blood cells, and organoids, and has developed cellular models and cell therapeutic candidates for diseases including Alzheimer’s disease, Canavan disease, and glioblastoma. The Shi laboratory has well-established experimental platform and sufficient funding for candidates who are interested in doing first-class science. For more information about Dr. Yanhong Shi’s lab, please visit here.
As a successful candidate, you will:
- Lead a project on human iPSC-based disease modeling and therapeutic development for neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.
- Write progress reports and high-quality manuscripts for publication.
Your qualifications should include:
- A Ph.D., M.D. & Ph.D., or equivalent in biomedical research, with experience in cell culture and basic molecular biology.
- Experience with human iPSC culture, CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene editing
- Preferred Qualifications: Strong molecular biology background. Neural differentiation of human iPSCs is a plus.
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Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $33.27 - $118.63 / 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.
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