Postdoctoral Fellow - Cancer Immunosurveillance and Immunotherapy
- City of Hope
- Location: Duarte, CA
- Job Number: 7138535 (Ref #: 10020577)
- Posting Date: Feb 22, 2024
- Salary / Pay Rate: $31.00 - $34.23 / 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.
Dr. Mingye Feng’s laboratory at the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope is looking for a talented and highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow. Dr. Feng is an awardee of the V Scholar Award from the V Foundation for Cancer Research, the Damon Runyon – Dale F. Frey Award for Breakthrough Scientists from the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, the K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award from NIH, and NIH R01 grants. His laboratory employs cutting-edge techniques to understand mechanisms of macrophages in cancer immunosurveillance, identify immune checkpoints and ligands on various hematopoietic malignant and solider tumor cells with high-throughput screening and protein engineering approaches developed in the lab, and develop novel cancer immunotherapies targeting metastatic cancer cells. Cancer immunotherapy is one of the most important breakthroughs in the development of cancer treatment approaches. As one of the largest populations of immune cells in human body and the major components of primary tumors and the metastatic sites, macrophages are key effectors mediating tumor immunosurveillance and thus macrophage-based cancer immunotherapy is one of the most promising fields in cancer immunology and the next generation of cancer immunotherapy. For more information about Dr. Mingye Feng’s lab, please visit here.
As a successful candidate, you will:
- Utilize a combination of in vitro cell biological, molecular biological and immunological assays, large-scale high-throughput screening approaches (CIRSPR screen, drug screen, etc.) and in vivo models to study interactions between cancer cells and macrophages and develop strategies to enable macrophage-mediated cancer immunotherapies.
Your qualifications should include:
- A Ph.D. degree in cancer biology, immunology or a related discipline.
- Experience in cell biology, cancer biology and/or immunology along with excellent verbal and written skills and integral working ethics.
City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please click here.
Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $31.00 - $34.23 / 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.