Postdoctoral Fellow - Molecular Imaging and Therapy

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

ID: 7058147
Posted: June 24, 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
The Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope is looking for a talented Postdoctoral Fellow to conduct research on antifungal vaccine development and diagnostic assays for infectious diseases and bacterial toxins. Research will involve mass spectrometric methods, protein chemistry, and microbiological approaches. The trainee will benefit from a close interaction with world-class clinical and basic science faculty and staff, and gain experience in state-of-the-art proteomics, molecular genetics, cell biology, and animal model experimentation.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
• A Ph.D. degree in life or biomedical sciences, or a related discipline is required.
Preferred education experience and skills:
• Experience in molecular biology and biochemistry or chemistry, as well as in animal experimentation (mouse), tissue cultures (cell biology), analytical HPLC, and mass spectrometry;
• Knowledge in the fields of immunology and microbiology, in particular in pathogen-host-interactions.
Additional Information:
• For more information about Dr. Kalkum's research, please visit https://www.cityofhope.org/people/kalkum-markus.



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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