Postdoctoral Fellow - Yuan Chen lab

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Yuan Chen, http://www.cityofhope.org/people/chen-yuan, [email protected], at the Beckman Research Institute of the 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 project involves studies of post-translation modifications by ubiquitin-like proteins as cancer therapeutic targets and the development of chemical probes using multi-disciplinary approaches.

Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • A Ph.D. degree
  • Hands-on experience in animal models of cancer
  • Highly motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Experience in immunology-related studies is preferred
  • Experience in culturing human hematological malignancy samples is preferred
  • Strong publication record that demonstrates innovation and problem solving
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

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


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