Staff Scientist - Forman lab

The T Cell Therapeutics Research Laboratory (TCTRL) is a fast-paced lab involved in cutting edge technology, research and clinical immunotherapeutic programs. The TCTRL currently has an opening for a Staff Scientist who will work on the preclinical and clinical development of CAR T cells targeting solid tumors. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in the fields of immunology and cancer biology. Responsibilities will include design and execution of in vitro cell-based studies and in vivo therapy models. Work hours may vary. Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy in lab work as well as accurate record keeping and lab documentation is a must. The candidate will also work to produce high quality written scientific documents for publications, funding and regulatory filings for clinical trials. This position will interact and collaborate with a team of scientists highly trained in T cell translational research. Individuals appointed as staff scientists will receive a one-year fixed-term contract.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • PhD required, preferably in immunology, biology, biochemistry, or other related life science;
  • Experience in writing manuscripts, grants and/or regulatory filings (e.g., FDA IND applications) is preferred. Requires excellent written and verbal English, excellent organizational and time management skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and competence with internet searches.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, meet deadlines, and perform and prioritize multiple simultaneous tasks. Requires use of discretionary initiative and judgment when handling confidential information.
  • Ability to critically interpret experimental results, and present data in a cogent and meaningful manner.

Please send current CV to Saul Priceman at [email protected] for consideration. See the Stephen Forman, M.D. web page for an overview of research interests at:

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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