Research Associate II

The City of Hope Beckman Research Institute is seeking a Research Associate II to work on our clinical and research pancreatic islet isolation team. The individual will be a part of the islet transplantation program at City of Hope and the Southern California Islet Consortium. Will assist with laboratory procedures involving tissue culture, immunoassays and other research tasks, as needed.

Note: Due to the round-the-clock availability of new organs, this position requires on-call availability on nights and weekends and will be required to work periodic extended hours.

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.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • Bachelor’s degree. Masters degree preferred.
  • Two years related research/ laboratory experience with a Bachelor’s degree or, one year related research/ laboratory experience with a Master’s degree.
  • Experience in tissue culture, immunoassays, other laboratory skills is plus, but not essential, since we will provide training for a motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated candidate.
  • Experience to work at a GMP environment, a plus, but we will provide full training to the qualified candidate to apply good manufacturing practice procedures.

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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