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Research Associate II - Immunotherapy - Priceman Lab

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7092247 (Ref:10011483)

Posted: January 14, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6,000 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
Immediate need for a Research Associate II at Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope.  This is a fast-paced laboratory involved in cutting-edge technology, research and clinical immunotherapeutic programs.  We will train new personnel in project specific techniques and procedures.   Work hours may vary. Please visit CAR T Cell Therapy Program website for more information.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Tissue culture including application of aseptic techniques for media compounding, passaging, maintenance and cryopreservation of cell cultures (e.g., T cell and tumor cell lines)
  • Mouse handling for tumor injections, noninvasive imaging (Xenogen) and tissue harvesting/preparation for immunohistochemistry and flow cytometric analysis
  • Genetic modification, cloning, and characterization of T cells
  • Performance of T cell functional assays (e.g., flow cytometry, ELISA, western blotting)
  • Assisting in revising/maintaining standard operating procedures

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

  • Two years related research/laboratory experience with a Bachelor’s degree or one year related research/ laboratory experience with a Master’s degree
  • of hands-on experience in academic or industry laboratory research require
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy in lab work as well as accurate recordkeeping and lab documentation is a must
  • Excellent computer skills.

Preferred education, experience and skills:

  • Master's degree
  • Priority will be given to candidates with previous experience in mouse handling, sterile techniques and tissue culturing.

Additional Information:

  • For more information on Dr. Saul Priceman’s research, please click here.
  • To protect the health of patients and staff and to comply with new State of California mandates, City of Hope staff are required to show proof of full vaccination by September 30, 2021.  Compliance is a condition of employment.   

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.



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.


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Job posting number:#7092247 (Ref:10011483)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
Duarte,California
United States
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