Staff Scientist - Integrative Genomics Core

The Integrative Genomics Core (IGC) is seeking a Ph.D. level scientist with more than 5 years experience in genomic sequencing to develop and provide new sequencing services for the City of Hope research community and external clients. The successful applicant is expected to not only provide routine high quality sequencing services but also to participate in discovery research in collaboration with other investigators, as needed. It is expected that the successful applicant will be collaborative, able to participate in the writing of detailed reports, and assist in manuscript preparation. It is also expected that the successful candidate will take on a larger role as the point of contact with investigators outside of City of Hope who wish to utilize our genomic sequencing services. This individual will report directly to the IGC Director and the Scientific Director of Shared Resources.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • Ph.D.
  • A demonstrated ability to learn, develop and apply new methodologies for mapping of base modifications and other non-routine sequencing applications is a prerequisite.
  • The successful applicant will have demonstrated expertise across a wide variety of platforms including the most recent Next Gen Sequencing technologies.
  • A strong background in cancer biology and biomarker analysis/discovery is highly desirable.
  • Written and oral communication skills must be strong.
  • An individual with demonstrated ability to procure external funding through available grant mechanisms will be given prioritized consideration.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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