A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Andrea Bild at the City of Hope Cancer Institute for a creative and motivated individual to work on a project associated with breast tumor heterogeneity, subclonal evolution, and response to drug therapy. This funded project is part of the prestigious Cancer Systems Biology Consortium: https://www.cancer.gov/about-nci/organization/dcb/research-programs/csbc, and provides an opportunity to lead systems biology focused projects and interact with leaders in the field.
Key Responsibilities include:
• The scientist will study the evolution of tumor heterogeneity during development of refractory disease.
• The project involves analysis of patient cells in 3-dimensional cultures, drug screening, and oncogenic signaling in refractory tumor cells.
• The scientist will work closely with the PI in developing and implementing the project, together with a team of medical oncologists, systems biologists, mathematicians, and biologists.
• The collaborative environment at the City of Hope and the discovery-based nature of this project will foster multidisciplinary thinking, and will provide the potential for advancing expertise in cutting-edge technologies.
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
• A Ph.D. degree in cellular and molecular biology, systems biology, or related discipline.
• Must have previous first author publications
• For more information about Dr. Bild’s research, please click here.
• When applying for the position, please include a cover letter with a statement of research interests and how they relate to this project, an updated CV and contact information for 3-5 references.
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.
How to apply:
When applying for the position, please include a cover letter with a statement of research interests and how they relate to this project, an updated CV and contact information for 3-5 references.
Please send all application material to Ms. Grace Ree at firstname.lastname@example.org