Postdoctoral Fellow - T32 DNA Damage Response and Oncogenic Signaling (DNADRS)

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7084753 (Ref:10012152-1)

Posted: September 4, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Thank you for your interest. Please note, the purpose of this posting is to recruit for on-going and future positions in DNA Damage Response and Oncogenic Signaling (DNADRS).

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, 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 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

Position Summary

Funded by the National Cancer Institute (T32CA186895), the program at City of Hope provides exceptionally motivated, recent (2 years or less) postdoctoral fellows with scientific knowledge, research training and professional skills in the rapidly growing and interconnected fields of DNA damage response and oncogenic signaling (DNADRS).

The goal of the program is to provide innovative curriculum and mentored research that prepares an elite group of highly motivated fellows to become successful, independent researchers in cancer biology. Fellows can choose a mentor from 19 faculty members, all of whom are performing cancer-focused, funded, high-impact research in DNADRS, and have a history of mentoring postdoctoral fellows. Required coursework includes curriculum in DNA Repair, Epigenetics and Cancer, and Oncogenic Signaling. In addition, trainees will participate in journal clubs, data clubs, professional development seminars, monthly luncheons with mentors, national and international scientific conferences, and a yearly DNADRS Symposium.


Individuals from underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Fellowships are for three years with an institute-supplemented stipend ($65,295 per year plus a full benefit package) and $5,000 for research supplies.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
  • Must have a Ph.D. in life or biomedical sciences, or a related discipline.
  • Must have less than two years of postdoctoral experience.

Additional Information:

For consideration: please submit a curriculum vitae (CV) with publication list directly to [email protected] .

For more information on the program, leadership and faculty, please visit:

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: Jul 6, 2021
  • Job Field: Research
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Shift: Day Job

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.

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Job posting number:#7084753 (Ref:10012152-1)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
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