Research Associate II - Integrative Translational Sciences
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.
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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.