Hematology Oncology

To view our openings for the division of Hematology-Oncology, please see the listings below:

 

Posted September 8, 2022

The Edward Garon Lab in the Division of Hematology-Oncology, Department of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is seeking applicants for Project Scientist positions at the Assistant, Associate, or full rank. The candidates will perform collaborative research on biomedical informatics and computational biology in lung cancer. This position requires a Ph.D. and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in biomedical research. This is a 12-month position which may be renewed. 

General responsibilities:
Develop concepts, identify mechanisms, and perform biomedical informatics and computational biology as it relates to the pathogenesis of lung cancer, prepare high-impact publications and assist with grant preparation.

Required skills: 

  • 5 years research experience in biomedical informatics, computational biology and/or systems biology
  • Documented experience in working with large data sets such as DNA and RNA sequencing 
  • Documented ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Documented ability to train, advice and supervise research personnel

Specific responsibilities:

  • Report directly to the Principal Investigator.
  • Carry out analysis related to large data sets 
  • Supervise undergraduates, graduate students and new postdoctoral trainees in the laboratory.
  • Work on multiple projects efficiently and effectively.
  • Assist with preparation of grant proposals.
  • Deliver effective presentations and participate actively in weekly team meetings.
  • Prepare manuscripts for publication in scientific journals.
  • Communicate effectively with other scientists both at UCLA and other institutions.
  • Maintain or organize critical databases.

The shared values of the DGSOM are expressed in the Cultural North Star, which was developed by members of our community and affirms our unswerving commitment to doing what’s right, making things better, and being kind. These are the standards to which we hold ourselves, and one another. Please read more about this important DGSOM program at https://medschool.ucla.edu/cultural-north-star.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

To apply, please visit:  https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07688


Posted September 8, 2022

The Pietras and Marquez-Garban lab in the Division of Hematology-Oncology, Department of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is seeking a Postdoctoral candidate to conduct the following:

  • Develop research methods and perform research activities such as cell and molecular biology including cell proliferation, apoptosis and Western blot assays.
  • Handling of mice models to study tumor biology and the microenvironment and drug development.
  • Document research results and write reports of results for presentation and/or publication in professional journals.
  • Assist in maintaining the functionality and operations of the Principal Investigator's laboratory.
  • Work as part of a team. Follow all safety rules while on the job. Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Communicates with peers and management regarding any hazards identified in the workplace.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal Investigator.

This is a 1 year appointment with the possibility to renew if funding is available. An MD or PhD is required, but no years or experience as postdoc is required.

The shared values of the DGSOM are expressed in the Cultural North Star, which was developed by members of our community and affirms our unswerving commitment to doing what’s right, making things better, and being kind. These are the standards to which we hold ourselves, and one another. Please read more about this important DGSOM program at https://medschool.ucla.edu/cultural-north-star.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

To apply, please visit:  https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07815


September 8, 2022

The Division of Hematology-Oncology in the Department of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is seeking physicians for multiple sites in the Greater Los Angeles area. The locations include Westwood, Santa Monica, and other respective satellite clinic sites. An M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. is required. Candidates must be board eligible or board certified in Oncology and/or Hematology. Positions will include teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows. Rank and salary is commensurate upon experience.

The shared values of the DGSOM are expressed in the Cultural North Star, which was developed by members of our community and affirms our unswerving commitment to doing what’s right, making things better, and being kind. These are the standards to which we hold ourselves, and one another. Please read more about this important DGSOM program at https://medschool.ucla.edu/cultural-north-star.

All aspects of searches are confidential and all candidates are expected to review and abide by UC Regents Policy 1111 on Statement on Ethical Values and Standards of Conduct https://regents.universityofcalifornia.edu/governance/policies/1111.html.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

To apply, please visit:  https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07812


Posted June 22, 2022

The Seet lab in the Division of Hematology-Oncology, Department of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is seeking Postdoctoral candidates to engage in independent, mentored research in T cell immunobiology and cell therapy for cancer. The lab is broadly investigating ways in which to improve the efficacy of T cell therapies by understanding and harnessing the potential of T cells generated from pluripotent stem cells.

Professional responsibilities include experimental design and execution, data analysis, team and conference presentations, literature reviews, and manuscript writing. A PhD is required, or must be a PhD candidate with a graduation date of June, 2022 or earlier. Candidate requirements are experience in flow cytometry and analysis, molecular cloning, and cell culture. Candidates are expected to have excellent organization and communication skills, be open to collaboration and teaching within the lab, and have enthusiasm for the subject and a well-developed goal of developing a scientific career in cancer immunotherapy research.

The shared values of the DGSOM are expressed in the Cultural North Star, which was developed by members of our community and affirms our unswerving commitment to doing what’s right, making things better, and being kind. These are the standards to which we hold ourselves, and one another. Please read more about this important DGSOM program at https://medschool.ucla.edu/cultural-north-star.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

To apply, please visit:  https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07581


Posted June 22, 2022

The laboratories of Scott Kitchen, Anjie Zhen, Jing Wen in the Division of Hematology-Oncology, Department of Medicine and the Department of MIMG at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA are seeking a Postdoctoral candidate to conduct the following:

  • Develop research methods and perform research activities in bioinformatic approaches to more closely understand the immunologic implications of chronic viral infection and malignancies.
  • Performance of bioinformatic analytic tool development on data derived from mouse models and laboratory bench science to closely examine viral infection and the tumor environment as well as therapeutic development strategies.
  • Professional responsibilities include experimental design, execution, and data analysis, team and conference presentations, literature reviews, and manuscript writing.
  • Work as part of a collaborative team between laboratories.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal Investigators.

This is a 2 year appointment with the possibility to renew if funding is available. A PhD is required.

The shared values of the DGSOM are expressed in the Cultural North Star, which was developed by members of our community and affirms our unswerving commitment to doing what’s right, making things better, and being kind. These are the standards to which we hold ourselves, and one another. Please read more about this important DGSOM program at https://medschool.ucla.edu/cultural-north-star.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

To apply, please visit:  https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07582