Postdoctoral Fellow - Diabetes Metabolism Research

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7071822 (Ref:10007462rxv_113_1)

Posted: November 5, 2020

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, type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

City of Hope has one of the most influential type 1 and type 2 diabetes research programs in the world. Our scientists’ work has revolutionized the understanding and treatment of the disease and continues today with exciting developments in cell transplantation, gene regulation, immune tolerance and gaining systemic understanding of diabetes as a complex, multifaceted disease.
To learn more about our exciting research and accomplishments in the field of Diabetes, please visit https://www.cityofhope.org/research/diabetes-metabolism-research-institute

Position Summary
The Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope is looking for a talented Postdoctoral Fellow. This postdoctoral fellow will participate in a research project to investigate how protein-protein interactions in mitochondria can modulate inter-organ metabolism homeostasis. This candidate will be responsible for development of experimental protocol, execution of experiment procedures, data analysis, record keeping, and manuscript writing. This postdoc will play a key part to accomplish this research project.

Qualifications
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • A Ph.D. degree in life or biomedical sciences, or a related discipline is required.
  • Proficiency in modern molecular biology methods, knowledge on breeding and screening of transgenic mice, and previous experience in metabolism research are preferred.
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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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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