Job Description

Job Code:

Torrance, US-CA  90502

Employment Status:
FT 100 % for 40-hours per week (regular full-time benefits)

# of Openings:

Medical Genetics-1800

Minimum education requirements:

Salary Range:
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Last Updated:
2/4/19 1:20 PM

An exciting opportunity is available for an outstanding postdoctoral candidate to contribute to research in join a laboratory focused on developing anti-cancer therapeutics, finding neurodegenerative disease mechanisms using iPSC approaches and high content imaging, enzyme replacement therapy, and proteomic research. This postdoctoral fellowship will provide a research training experience, designed to develop broad-based expertise in translational research, and to develop the skills required for independent research. Please follow this ling for more information (

The training occurs in the context of the activities in the Pediatrics, Medical Genetics at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed). Activities in the Center are focused on experimental research approaches in pediatrics, lab and biochemical experiments such as tissue culture, protein purification, proteomics, small molecule drug discovery, high throughput screens, and education and technology knowledge transfer. LA BioMed is one of the country’s leading non-profit biomedical research institutes, located on the campus of Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles County. LA BioMed conducts biomedical research, trains young scientists and clinicians, and fulfills its mission to serve the underserved within the local community.

The research fellowship is a full-time fixed-term appointment for one year in the first instance, and is renewable dependent on the candidate’s progress. The major purpose of this training is to prepare the individual for a career in academia or industry in bioscience or medicine. Fellows will receive training in writing protocols, manuscripts and grant applications, and in conducting basic research, with an emphasis on increasing independence. 

The primary mentor for the fellow will be Tsui-Fen Chou, PhD. Institutional support will be available for grant development, preparation and submission. It is anticipated that, at the end of the training, the highly qualified and skilled individual will be well placed to launch into a productive research career.

The Research Fellow will hold a PhD or equivalent in a subject allied to medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, proteomics, chemical biology, or biology. Experience or interest in the following is desirable: medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, chemical biology, proteomics; perform lab experiments/maintenance, interface between basic sciences and medicine; translational research. Excellent communication and presentational skills are essential, as is the ability to work successfully in a highly collegial team.Position requires a background check and health clearance

*Visa sponsorship may be available for right candidate.

“Equal Opportunity Employer – AA/M/F/Disability”

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