Postdoctoral Fellow – Cancer/Stem Cell Biology

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
Deadline: 20 Jan 2023

Postdoctoral Fellow – Cancer/Stem Cell Biology

Position Summary

A Postdoctoral Fellowship is available immediately for the highly motivated individual in the laboratory of Dr. ZJ Sun at Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, one of a prestigious group of NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers.

The candidate will directly work on the novel and ongoing projects on prostatic stem cells and stem cell niches in prostate development and tumorigenesis using “cutting edge” and unbiased analytic tools and unique and innovative genetically engineered mouse models (please see some of the recent publications: PLoS Genet 2020 Jan 13:16(1):e1008588; Development 2021 Jan 11:148(1):dev196048; Development 2021 Oct 1:148(19):dev199738; Nat Commun 2022 Jul 28:13:4364; Nat Commun 2022 Nov 2:13:6552).

Specifically, we seek candidates who have a proven track record of creativity and productivity, and are highly self-motivated, and strong desire to learn. We provide a fruitful research and career development environment, and competitive salary and fringe benefits. Please include the list of publications on your CV when submitting application. 

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

  • PhD or M.D/PhD degree in Cancer Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Cell Biology, or a related field.
  • Background within cancer biology, molecular biology or cellular biology
  • Experience working with animal or mouse models preferred

Additional Information:

As a condition of employment, City of Hope requires staff to comply with all state and federal vaccination mandates.

  • Applicants are welcome to submit a CV and contact information of at least 3 references. 
  • For more information about Dr. Zijie Sun’s laboratory and research, please visit here

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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