Postdoctoral Research Scientist (Fellow)

Requisition ID: 10447

Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Scientist (Fellow)

Center of HoPE (Heterogeneity of Phenotypic Evolution)

Position Summary and Key Responsibilities:

The lab of Andrea Bild and colleagues; http://bildlab.org/ have formed a multi-disciplinary team to unite signal transduction, pharmacology and systems biology with clinical research to address genetic and phenotypic evolution of cancers. This recently funded project is part of the Cancer Systems Biology Consortium:

https://www.cancer.gov/about-nci/organization/dcb/research-programs/csbc

We are seeking a postdoctoral researcher who wants to work in a creative and collaborative environment to study signaling transduction pathway dysregulation in patient tumors and the subclones within each tumor over the course of patient treatments in order to understand and treat refractory breast and ovarian cancer with targeted approaches. We will develop and utilize sequential single cell genetic sequence and transcriptome data from patients with late stage breast and ovarian cancer, combined with cellular and pharmacological experiments on these patient samples, in order to identify better treatment options. We will also apply our research to unique and cutting edge clinical trials in order to model cancer progression in relevant settings so that we can benefit patients. This position will be located at the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Institute in Duarte, CA.

Application deadline: 8/31/2017.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

A PhD in any biological (cancer biology, pharmacology, cellular biology) or quantitative science (genomics, systems biology) is required. Expertise in the culture of patient tumor and normal cells, drug screens and signaling are preferable, and excellent organizational and communication skills are a must.

Application Process: Apply to this job posting online, and please send the following to [email protected]

  1. Cover letter, highlighting experience with cancer research related to our lab

  2. CV

  3. Names and contact information for three references

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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