Postdoctoral Fellow - Cancer Biology - Chen lab

Postdoctoral Research Fellow positions in cancer biology are available at the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope. The project will study epigenetic regulations in hematopoietic stem cell aging and leukemia (Cell 123:437-448; Cancer Cell 21:266-81; Blood 119:1904-14).

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • Highly self-motivated candidates with PhD or MD/PhD degree with strong background in molecular biology, biochemistry, pharmacology, stem cell biology, or a related field are encouraged to apply.
  • Experience with hematology and transgenic/knockout mice is preferred. The outstanding candidates may be also eligible for NIH T32 postdoctoral training fellowship in the DNA-damage-response-and-oncogenic-signaling program.

About City of Hope

Located at the metropolis of Los Angeles, City of Hope is an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees. City of Hope 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 basic scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope offers an excellent and collegial environment for basic and translational research.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae with the names of three references to WenYong Chen, Ph.D., [email protected] Beckman Research Institute/ City of Hope, 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA 91010.

Tags: Epigenetics, epigenome, DNA damage, aging, leukemia, hematopoietic stem cell, chromatin, histone modification, DNA methylation, Los Angeles, California

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