Postdoctoral Fellow - DNA Damage Response Mechanisms

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

ID: 7055183
Posted: January 9, 2019
Application Deadline: February 14, 2019

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
The Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope is looking for a talented Postdoctoral Fellow to work in the areas of chromatin remodeling, epigenetic modifications, DNA damage response and tumor suppression (Nature 493:561-564; Cancer Cell 23:693-704; Mol. Cell 49:897-907). The approaches we take range from mammalian cell culture, molecular biology, biochemistry to mouse genetics. We are seeking candidates who are self-motivated and career-oriented. The research environment is outstanding at Beckman Research Institute.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
• A Ph.D. degree in life or biomedical sciences, or a related discipline is required;
• A strong background in biochemistry and molecular cell biology is essential.

Preferred education experience and skills:
• Experience with RNA biochemistry is desired.

Additional Information:
• Please complete our online application, and include an updated CV and three references.
• For more information about Dr. Yu’s research, please visit https://www.cityofhope.org/people/yu-xiaochun.


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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