Post-doctoral Fellow - Lee Lab

Requisition ID: 10362

Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow - GI Cancer Immunology

Position Summary and Key Responsibilities:

Postdoctoral fellowship position in GI cancer immunology is available in the laboratory of Dr. Peter P. Lee, Chair, Dept. of Immuno-oncology at the Beckman Research Institute, with co-mentoring by Dr. Marwan Fakih, Director, GI Medical Oncology, City of Hope. The Beckman Research Institute is an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution, and a designated Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute. The City of Hope's Beckman Research Institute provides an environment that encourages interdisciplinary collaboration.

The aims of the project include understanding the effects of chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and immune therapy (e.g. anti-PD-1 antibodies) on the interactions between GI cancer cells, immune, and stromal cells within primary and metastatic tumors and draining lymph nodes. This project involves state-of-the-art technologies including 14-18 color flow cytometry, spectral imaging histology, and next generation sequencing.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • A Ph.D. degree in life or biomedical sciences, or a related discipline is 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 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.

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