Research Associate I - Chatterjee Lab

Requisition ID: 10272

Job Title: Research Associate I/II

Position Summary and Key Responsibilities:

We seek a bright, independent, organized, motivated individual to work on exciting projects based on genome editing and therapeutic gene transfer. This may be a Research Associate I or Research Associate II-level. The projects involve recombinant viral vectors, in vitro and in vivo preclinical models of genome editing and gene transfer and molecular analyses of modified cells.

The candidate is expected to work independently but also coordinately with other laboratory members. The ideal candidate will be bright, a quick learner, highly motivated, organized, with great work ethic and must get along well with others.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • RA I minimum requirements: Bachelor's degree with 0-2 years of research/laboratory experience.
  • RA II minimum requirements: Bachelor's degree with two years of related research/laboratory experience -OR- Master's degree with one year related research/laboratory experience.
  • Strong molecular biology experience required.
  • Candidates with a strong background in virology and viral vectors will be given preference.

Experience in the following areas is helpful:

  • Tissue culture
  • Gene transfer
  • AAV
  • Real time PCR
  • Cell separation
  • Flow cytometry

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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