Postdoctoral Fellow - Leukemogenesis

City of Hope

Monrovia, CA

Job posting number: #7240778 (Ref:10025808)

Posted: May 1, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $34.00 - $37.55 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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.

The Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope is looking for highly motivated and creative Postdoctoral Fellows to work in either of the following areas within the laboratories of Dr. Ling Li, Professor in the Department of Hematological Malignancies Translational Science, Department of Pediatrics, and Gehr Family Center for Leukemia Research. 1) Identification of novel anti-leukemia target using high-throughput CRISPR genetic screen (e.g., metabolic pathway); 2) Understanding the role of innate immunity during leukemogenesis as well as disease relapse in order to design novel inhibitors to intervene the malignancies; 3) collaborative analyses of myeloid cancers genomics using high-throughput single-cell technology. The group conducts the most forefront science and is highly productive with publications in high-impact journals in the past five years, Nature Cancer (2024), Blood (2022, 2019, 2019), Blood Cancer Journal (2022), Cell Stem Cell (2018). Dr. Li's research program is supported by several NIH (R01s), American Cancer Society, and several other prestigious private awards.

As a successful candidate, you will:

· Devise, plan, document and advance basic science and translational projects in the relevant research area

· Collect data for grant applications and prepare manuscripts for publication

· Work in close collaboration with other team members and external partners from academia and industry, including presentation of progress internally or externally

· Train and supervise technical staff

Your qualifications should include:

· PhD with a strong background and profound knowledge in the field of either molecular biology, immunology, cancer biology, genetics, experience in sequencing or protein structural data analysis is highly preferred.

· Multiple First author publication in high-impact journals

· Previous experience in working with animal models of human cancers

· Literature knowledge of one of the three research areas mentioned above

· Evidence of scientific rigor and excellence as documented by peer-reviewed publications

· Strong team player with excellent communication skills and fluency in English, both spoken and written

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.

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Job posting number:#7240778 (Ref:10025808)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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