Research Associate I - Kong lab

A Research Associate I position is available to work in a dynamic and exciting laboratory in the area of signal transduction and cancer metabolism at the Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope Cancer Center. The ideal candidate should be self-motivated and have training in signaling transduction, biochemistry and cancer cell biology. Bachelor’s degree is required and the candidate should also have good oral and written communication skills in English, interaction well in group situations, and be computer literate.

The Research Associate I, under supervision:

  • May perform a wide variety of standard and non-standard procedures.
  • Need an understanding of a scientific field so that they can modify procedures to suit changing needs.
  • May make contributions to the course of the research program and be involved in the interpretation of data.
  • Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, including adherence to the workplace Code of Conduct and Compliance Plan.
  • Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

The Beckman Research Institute at the City of Hope National Medical Center is a NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Institute offers strong interactive environment and various excellent opportunities for collaborative research exists within the institute and the surrounding area in Southern California near Los Angeles. A competitive salary and benefits package will be provided. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply online and also send an e-mail containing: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three references to Dr. Mei Kong via email: [email protected]

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • Requires completed bachelors degree in life sciences or a related field.

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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