Postdoctoral Fellow - Rossi lab

The Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology is seeking a doctoral level scientist to fill a Post-doctoral Fellow position. The position requires a Ph.D. from an American university. Applicant must have chemistry and biology training and experience with aptamer selection and application. The long-term goal of the project is to develop conditionally activated small interfering RNAs for treatment of diseases including Acute Myeloid Leukemia, as well as to develop dynamic DNA/RNA nanostructures for improved delivery of therapeutic oligonucleotides. The post-doctoral fellow will also collaborate with others at City of Hope to develop other new nucleic acid based nanotechnologies for therapeutic applications.

Qualified applicants should submit a statement of research interests and experience, current curriculum vitae, and names and addresses of three references to John Rossi, Ph.D., Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology, Beckman Research Institute at City of Hope, Email address [email protected].

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • A Ph.D. degree in life or biomedical sciences, or a related discipline is required.
  • The applicant should possess good writing and oral communication skills and be willing to participate in team-based research.

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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