About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.
Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.
Cancer Genomics Staff Scientist
Position Summary and Key Responsibilities:
A STAFF SCIENTIST position is available immediately in the lab of Dr. Andrea Bild (http://bildlab.org/; https://www.cityofhope.org/andrea-bild ) at the City of Hope Cancer Institute, CA in the field of cancer genomics. We are seeking researchers to work with a multi-disciplinary team in a creative and collaborative environment consisting of computational and lab biologists, as well as physicians, to develop computational approaches to understand the progression and metastasis of breast and ovarian cancers from unique clinical samples. We are funded as one of nine U54 NCI Cancer Systems Biology Consortium centers in the US, and have extensive collaborations across the country (https://www.cancer.gov/about-nci/organization/dcb/research-programs/csbc). The successful applicant will have experience in working with next generation sequencing data (e.g. somatic variants, gene expression, copy number) to dissect the molecular drivers of the disease. Experience with single cell analysis is a plus.
The Staff Scientist series is designed for career research professionals whose primary function is to support the research infrastructure and activities of the institution. Staff Scientists will bring special skills, knowledge and experience to research programs or institutional core laboratories. Individuals appointed as staff scientists will receive a one-year fixed-term contract.
Please send a CV, a brief statement of research interests and why you are interested in our research program, and contact information for three references to Dr. Andrea Bild [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]). IMPORTANT: please include the words 'Cancer Genomics Staff Scientist' in the subject line of the email.
Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:
- To join our group, we are looking for highly motivated individuals that have demonstrated scientific productivity, excellent communication skills, and the capacity to conduct independent research. We are interested in applicants with a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Statistics, or comparable experience.
- The Staff Scientist must possess, at a minimum, the U.S. equivalent bachelors or masters degree in an appropriate discipline, and will often have a Ph.D. or other doctoral level degree.
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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