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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 and other life-threatening
diseases and guided by a compassionate,
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
leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of
care for cancer treatment.
A Research Associate II position is available to work on Animal
Biology. Under general supervision of the Principal Investigator,
or designee, the Research Associate II (RAII) directs the work of a
laboratory or undertakes research projects in collaboration with
academic supervisor, making innovative contributions pertaining to
laboratory procedures which may not change the course of an
investigation but do indicate significant independent contribution
beyond the RA I level. RAII typically consults with the academic
supervisor on the scope and plan of approach to a research project;
reads abstracts and articles; organize and plan techniques; plan
and assign the work of at least one lab staff advising on problems
they are unable to solve; contribute original ideas to the
laboratory research; standardize new techniques and train staff on
these techniques; perform specialized procedures and prepare
written reports of laboratory experimental methods.
Key Responsibilities include:
Performs a variety of routine and non-routine laboratory
Records and validates results for accuracy and completeness.
Troubleshoots procedures if experiment results are unexpected or
unsatisfactory. Recommends alternative procedures.
Responsible for accurately recording work performed including
results and methodology. Calculates, compiles and analyzes data
obtained from work performed.
Independently evaluates research data and initiates alternative
approaches to improve the quality of results by providing input to
overall research design.
Trains lab staff in specialized procedures, equipment and
theoretical concepts behind unique tests.
May contribute to the preparation of manuscripts by describing
methods and specialized techniques. Keeps abreast of new and
Ensures that all laboratory activities are carried out in
compliance with each procedure(s) by utilizing safety procedures
and guidelines in handling, storage and disposal of bio-hazardous,
infectious and toxic material.
Basic education, experience and skills required for
Bachelor's degree, in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology or
Two years related research/ laboratory experience with a
Bachelor's degree or one year related research/ laboratory
experience with a Master's degree.
Have peer-reviewed publications demonstrating competence in
display methods including xenograft and syngeneic models.
Hands-on experience in mice immunization, blood collection and B
Hands-on experience in antibody screening from hybridomas
Hands-on experience in ELISA and western blot
Expertise in molecular biological techniques including cloning,
primer design, PCR etc.
Must have excellent communication and organizational skills.
Preferred education, experience and skills:
Master's degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology or related
Experience in phage or yeast display techniques is a plus.
For more information, visit the John Williams, Ph.D website.
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.
- Posting Date: Mar 5, 2021
- Job Field: Research
- Employee Status: Regular
- Shift: Day Job