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City of Hope

Research Associate II - Cellular & Molecular Biology

3+ months agoDuarte, CA

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6000 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 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary:

This is a fast-paced, interactive lab involved in cutting edge technology, research, and clinical immunotherapeutic programs. We seek a bright, independent, organized, motivated individual to work on exciting projects based on genome editing and therapeutic gene transfer. The candidate will be expected to work independently but coordinately with other laboratory members. We will train new personnel in project specific techniques and procedures.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences or a related field with 2 years of related research/laboratory experience.
  • A strong background in cell and molecular biology is necessary.
  • Successful candidates will be experienced in PCR, ddPCR, qPCR, protein and RNA analysis, tissue culture, gene transfer and flow cytometry.
  • The ideal candidate will be bright, a quick learner, highly motivated, organized, with great work ethic and must get along well with others.
Preferred education experience and skills:
  • Master's degree in Biological Sciences, preferred with 1 year of related research/laboratory experience.
  • Hands-on experience in cell and molecular biology highly desired.
  • Priority will be given to candidates with previous experience in PCR, ddPCR, qPCR, DNA sequencing, protein analysis, ELISA, RNA analysis, tissue culture, gene transfer and flow cytometry.
Additional Information:
  • For more information on Dr. Saswati Chatterjee's research please visit here .
  • To protect the health of patients and staff and to comply with new State of California mandates, City of Hope staff are required to show proof of full vaccination by September 30, 2021. Compliance is a condition of employment.

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.

  • Posting Date: Oct 14, 2021
  • Job Field: Research
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Shift: Day Job

Job ID: CityOfHope-10010488-1
Employment Type: Other