Research Associate II - Integrative Translational Sciences
Job posting number: #7216718 (Ref:10024455)
Posted: February 13, 2024
Salary / Pay Rate: $32.00 - $48.05 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
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.
The Department of Integrative Translational Sciences is seeking a Research Associate II to join Dr. David Craig’s laboratory.Our team is dedicated to translating our findings into novel therapeutic strategies to improve patient outcomes, by focusing on focuses on cutting-edge research aimed at understanding molecular mechanisms in health and disease. For more information on Dr. Craig’s research, please visit here.
As a successful candidate, you will:
- Conduct a range of molecular biology experiments, focusing on techniques such as cell culture, biochemical assays, and DNA damage detection.
- Execute and analyze single-cell, spatial, and NGS workflows, emphasizing library construction and sequencing from cells and primary tissues.
- Develop and optimize cutting-edge single cell-based genomics technologies.
- Participate in long-read sequencing and associated data analysis.
- Perform histological preparations, with a focus on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues.
Your qualifications should include:
· Bachelor's degree in Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, or in a related field, along with 2 years of experience. Alternatively, a Master's degree with 1 year of experience is acceptable.
· Hands-on experience in standard molecular biology techniques, with emphasis on cellular biology.
· Experience with emerging genomic methods, including single-cell and spatial transcriptomics, and long-read sequencing methodologies.
· Strong skills in histology and tissue preparation, especially with FFPE samples.
· Excellent interpersonal communication skills with a high emphasis on collaboration.
City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, pleaseclick here.
Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $32.00 - $48.05 / hour
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.