'Postdoctoral Fellow - Cancer Biology and Stem Cell Biology Research - ZJ Sun lab

Two postdoctoral fellow positions are available immediately at City of Hope, one of a prestigious group of NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers. The successful applicant will join a highly competitive and productive research lab to investigate molecular mechanisms underlying transcriptional control and cell signaling during the course of tumorigenesis and development. Specifically, the applicants will use cutting-edge and unique genetically-engineered mouse models to uncover gene-expression and genomic and epigenetic alterations in stem/progenitor cells, and cancer initiation cells.

We provide a fruitful research and training environment and competitive salary and fringe benefit. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae and the names of three references.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

Candidates should have a recent Ph.D. or M.D/Ph.D. degree in Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, or a related field. Candidates should also have a proven track record of creativity and productivity. They should be highly self-motivated, strong desire to learn, and have excellent communication skills. Previous experience with mouse models of human diseases, cancer biology, molecular biology, or genetics is highly desired, but not required.

About City of Hope:

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 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 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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Libby F.

Sr Prospect Research Analyst

Working within the Foundation and Relations Department, Libby prepares and provides frontline fundraisers with prospective donor profiles—financing City of Hope’s outstanding patient care and clinical research.

Eleana L.

ITS Administrative Services Manager

Always working on-the-go, Eleana organizes vigorous meeting schedules for City of Hope’s CIO and ITS executives—attentively guiding work flow to keep projects on target.

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