Postdoctoral Fellow

Location
Duarte, California (US)
Salary
Competitive salary and benefits
Posted
May 22, 2017
Closes
Jul 22, 2017
Ref
9230
Education
PHD
Hours
Full Time

Postdoctoral Fellow

Position Summary and Key Responsibilities:

A post-doctoral research fellow position is available in the Thoracic Oncology lab in the Department of Surgery at the City of Hope Medical Center. This position is one year renewable. The project is to study the mechanisms of the histone methyltransferase G9a on gene expression in lung cancer. The long term goal is to develop new epigenetic therapies for lung cancer.

Highly self-motivated candidates with a strong background in molecular biology, epigenetics, chromatin remodeling, or a related field are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • Ph.D. degree in life or biomedical sciences, or a related discipline is required.

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.