Skip to main contentA logo with &quat;the muse&quat; in dark blue text.
City of Hope

Postdoctoral Fellow - Stem Cell & Cancer Biology

Duarte, CA

Thank you for your interest. Please note, the purpose of this posting is to recruit for on-going and future positions.

Position Summary

A Postdoctoral Fellowship opportunity is immediately available for a highly motivated individual in the laboratory of Dr. ZJ Sun at Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, one of a prestigious group of NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers .

The Sun laboratory examines stem cells and stem cell niches in prostate development and tumorigenesis using "cutting-edge" and unbiased analytic tools and unique and innovative genetically engineered mouse models. The Postdoctoral Fellow will join a highly productive lab to directly work on the novel and ongoing projects to uncover cell signaling pathways, and related gene-expression and genomic and epigenetic alterations that regulate the prostatic epithelial-stromal interactions in development and tumor development and progression (please see our recent publications: PMC6440846 , PMC6752978 , PMC6980684 , DOI: 10.1242/dev.196048 ).

Want more jobs like this?

Get Science and Engineering jobs in Duarte, CA delivered to your inbox every week.

By signing up, you agree to our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy.

Candidates should have a recent Ph.D. or M.D/Ph.D. degree in Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Cell Biology, or a related field. Candidates should have a proven track record of creativity and productivity, and also be highly self-motivated, and strong desire to learn. We provide a fruitful research and career development environment , and competitive salary and fringe benefits . Please s end CV and the names of three references to Dr. ZJ Sun via e-mail:

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 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 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.

Additional Information:

To protect the health of patients and staff and to comply with new State of California mandates, City of Hope staff are required to show proof of full vaccination by September 30, 2021. Compliance is a condition of employment.


  • Posting Date: Nov 18, 2021
  • Job Field: Research
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Shift: Day Job

Job ID: CityOfHope-10014391
Employment Type: Other