City of Hope
4015312 (Ref.#. 3962)
Open Until Filled
Postdoctoral fellowship position in GI cancer immunology is available in the laboratory of Dr. Peter P. Lee, Chair, Dept. of Cancer Immunotherapeutics & Tumor Immunology (CITI) at the Beckman Research Institute, with co-mentoring by Dr. Marwan Fakih, Director, GI Medical Oncology, City of Hope. The Beckman Research Institute is an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution, and a designated Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute. The City of Hope’s Beckman Research Institute provides an environment that encourages interdisciplinary collaboration.
The aims of the project include understanding the effects of chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and immune therapy (e.g. anti-PD-1 antibodies) on the interactions between GI cancer cells, immune, and stromal cells within primary and metastatic tumors and draining lymph nodes. This project involves state-of-the-art technologies including 10-12 color flow cytometry, spectral imaging histology, and next generation sequencing.
Nestled in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, City of Hope is in a serene community in which to live and work. The subtropical and semi-arid climate offers year-round outdoor activity. An hour’s drive in different directions can take you to ocean beaches, snow skiing, or desert camping. It is close enough to take advantage of the benefits of city life, but far enough to enjoy living in a peaceful environment.
The position provides competitive salary and benefits.
Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:
• Requires completed doctorate in life sciences or related discipline.
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.
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