Postdoctoral Fellow - Lymphoma Translational Research

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7062164 (Ref:10004565)

Posted: November 5, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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

Dr. Alexey Danilov's research is highly translational and involves work with primary samples from patients with lymphoma. Based on laboratory findings, Dr. Danilov's group originates early-phase clinical trials, allowing for verification of laboratory findings in the clinical setting. The translational project will focus on cancer cell signaling and investigate novel molecular targets in B-cell malignancies. The areas of interest in the laboratory are:

- novel targets within the ubiquitin-proteasome pathway;

- mechanism of action and resistance to transcriptional CDKs

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is capable and willing to make maximum use of excellent facilities and a productive environment.


Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

  • Ph.D. degree in science, technology or related field
  • Experience in immunology, molecular biology or biochemistry
  • Demonstrated capabilities and enthusiasm by peer-reviewed publications. Excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills: both written and verbal
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to perform and prioritize multiple simultaneous tasks
  • Ability to design and execute experiments, critically interpret experimental results, and present data in a cogent and meaningful manner
  • Ability to participate in the preparation of grant applications and publications
Preferred education, experience and skills:
  • MD degree is preferred
  • 1-2 years of related laboratory experience
  • Experienced individuals able to assume a supervisory function are encouraged to apply
  • Highly motivated and self-directed applicants interested in translational research in cancer immunotherapy are strongly encouraged to apply.

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.






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