Research Associate II - CAR T Cell Therapy

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

ID: 7255792 (Ref.No. 10026627)
Posted: June 18, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Thank you for your interest. Please note, the purpose of this posting is to recruit for on-going and future positions.

Join the forefront of groundbreaking research at the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. Our dedicated and compassionate faculty and staff are driven by a common mission: Contribute to innovative approaches in predicting, preventing, and curing diseases, shaping the future of medicine through cutting-edge research.

City of Hope is seeking a Research Associate II to join the T Cell Therapeutics Research Laboratory. This role involves fast-paced research in cutting-edge technology, immunotherapeutic programs, and a commitment to delivering innovative solutions to critical illnesses. For more information on Dr. Christine Brown’s research, please visit here.

As a successful candidate, you will be:

  • Conduct tissue culture, maintaining cell cultures and applying aseptic techniques for various cell lines, especially T cell lines.
  • Perform T cell functional assays, including cytotoxicity, cytokine production assays, and ELISAs.
  • Conduct cell staining for Multicolor Flow Cytometry and analyze flow cytometry data.
  • Assist in murine surgical procedures, tissue harvesting/preparation, and contribute to revising/maintaining lab protocols.
  • Provide routine lab support and maintain activities in accordance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).

Your qualifications should include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences or related field, with 2 years of post-degree research experience, or 1 year with a Master’s degree
  • Exceptional attention to detail, accuracy in lab work, and robust record-keeping skills
  • Must be flexible as work hours may vary
  • Preferred: Master’s degree and hands-on experience in cellular immunology and GLP

Additional Information:

  • To apply to the position, please send your CV or resume to [email protected] for consideration.
  • Pay Rate: $32.00 – 49.60/hr.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, pleaseclick here.

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.



City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.