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Job Title:  Postdoctoral Fellow – Yu Lab


Position Summary and Key Responsibilities:

Postdoctoral positions are available to work in the areas of chromatin remodeling, epigenetic modifications, DNA damage response and tumor suppression (Nature 493:561-564; Cancer Cell 23:693-704; Mol. Cell 49:897-907; Genes Dev. 27:1752-1768; Genome Res. 24:570-579). The approaches we take range from mammalian cell culture, molecular biology, biochemistry to mouse genetics. A strong background in biochemistry and molecular cell biology is essential. Experience with bioinformatics, mass spectrometry and mouse model analysis is desirable. We are seeking candidates who are self-motivated and career-oriented. The research environment is outstanding at Beckman Research Institute. Applications should send curriculum vitae, the names and email addresses of three references to:


Xiaochun Yu, M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics

Beckman Research Institute

City of Hope National Medical Center

1500 E Duarte Rd., Duarte, CA 91741

Email: xyu@coh.org.


Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

• A Ph.D. degree in life or biomedical sciences, or a related discipline is required.


About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 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.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.