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Administrative Coordinator I/II

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 19016

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.

 



The Division of Human Biology seek an Administrative Coordinator with experience in a research setting to manage the day-to-day activities and special events for the Prostate Cancer Program (PCP) and the PNW Prostate Cancer Sponsored Program of Research Excellence (Prostate SPORE). This position reports directly to the senior Research Administrator, works closely with a variety of faculty and staff (both internal and external), and will independently perform functions necessary to the operations of the Program, referring issues on as appropriate. Excellent judgement in interpreting policy, maintaining confidentiality, and representing the Program and/or Director are essential, and will be necessary in coordinating administrative activities and carrying out complex assignments.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate research and administrative activities, ensuring all projects are completed according to Program timelines
  • Represent the Program and Director to various individuals and organizations. Attend meetings and conferences as requested by Director
  • Gather and compile data as requested by Programmatic leadership for use in manuscripts, reports, and other materials
  • Assist in the development and administration of administer policies and procedures to ensure smooth operations of the PCP/Prostate SPORE
  • Order lab supplies for the labs associated with the Program; maintain and update POs for shared lab equipment, consumables, and Programmatic service contracts
  • Coordinate personnel administration functions for the labs associated with the Program, including: submission of employment requisitions via iCIMS; employee onboarding and separation; and coordination of performance evaluations
  • In conjunction with Programmatic leadership, coordinate and manage faculty and other personnel recruitment efforts for the Program
  • Arrange and coordinate conference and meeting schedules, travel agendas, and requirements and activities as required by Programmatic Leadership
  • Attend Prostate SPORE Executive Committee meetings, monitor activities to ensure objectives have been met within designated timeframe, and coordinate follow-up activities
  • Coordinate the submission of publications to NIHMS/PubMed Central as needed; ensure all publications resulting from support of the PNW Prostate Cancer SPORE are compliant with the NIH Public Access Policy
  • Update and maintain Programmatic websites
  • Organize weekly Genitourinary Oncology Seminar Series
  • Plan and execute the SPORE Annual EAB/IAB Meeting
  • Coordinate and execute additional special projects and conferences (virtual and in-person, as possible) related to the ongoing activities of the Prostate Cancer Program
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s required. Additional experience may substitute for educational requirement
    • Administrative Coordinator I requirements- five years of progressively complex administrative experience
    • Administrative Coordinator II requirements- six years of progressively complex administrative experience
  • Strong computer and word processing skills
  • Proficiency with a variety of software packages, including virtual meeting software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

Intern, Research - Gujral Lab

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 18910

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.

Responsibilities

The Gujral lab at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has an opening for an internship that would be perfect for a college student in biological sciences. This position will work with members of the laboratory of Dr. Taran Gujral in the Human Biology Division to embark on an exciting journey to tackle two of the most burning issues in cancer treatment, metastasis and drug resistance, through an approach which combines cutting edge computational methods and focused biology studies in cell lines. The Intern will gain hands-on experience in a range of skills and techniques, depending on the project assigned. Under the guidance of a mentor, the intern will learn laboratory fundamentals and some of the following skill sets:

  • Programming in R or Python and Introduction to machine learning algorithms
  • High throughput sequencing data analysis and quality control

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent. Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program and seeking a degree in biological sciences
  • Computer Skills: Knowledge of programming languages, including R, Python, and Machine Learning Algorithms
  • Good communication skills and an interest in learning
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Good numeracy, literacy and organizational skills
  • Willingness to be flexible in working hours, including working some evenings and weekends if required

 

 

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Cancer Therapeutics

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 18892

Overview

Cures Start Here. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle. Its interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Its Human Biology Division cultivates interdisciplinary research to advance understanding of human biology and the complex problems of cancer and other human diseases. The division is structured to foster laboratory-based and computational research at the interface of basic, clinical and population sciences. Careers Start Here.


At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.

 



A Postdoctoral Research Fellow training position is available to study the molecular mechanisms underlying cancer treatment resistance and the development of new therapeutics. The training will be mentored by Dr. Peter Nelson and members of his research group.

Responsibilities

The particular areas of emphasis for this position center on studies of resistance to current therapeutics deployed to treat advanced cancer including therapeutics that exploit DNA repair deficiency and immune-based agents. We are recruiting a post-doctoral fellow to engage in laboratory-based studies of these processes. This position will focus on delineating the molecular mechanisms driving treatment resistance that include cell intrinsic (e.g. mutation, tumor heterogeneity, cell plasticity, epigenetic) and microenvironment events, with opportunities for translational studies evaluating new clinical approaches that circumvent resistance mechanisms. The research has direct relevance to the treatment of cancer patients.

 

Training opportunities are provided through a highly multi-disciplinary research team that includes scientists with expertise in biochemistry, bioinformatics, single cell genomics, epigenetics, pharmacology and pathology. Please visit our laboratory website for additional information.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. degree in biology, biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, cell biology, immunology or related field. An M.D. degree is also acceptable.
  • Additionally, experience in one of the following areas is required: medicine/urology, genomics/genetics, analysis of inflammation/immune composition, biomarker characterization.
  • Expertise/skills in molecular biology techniques is desired: RT-PCR, immunohistochemistry, ELISA, cell culture, drug toxicity assays.
  • Candidates need to be highly-motivated, organized individuals who think independently but enjoy working as part of a dynamic, collaborative, and multidisciplinary team. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • A cover letter is required with your application.


A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Emerman Lab

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 18579

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.

 



The Emerman lab was awarded an Avant-Garde Award from NIDA to study HIV latency. We have developed a novel screening technology called HIV-CRISPR technology to comprehensively discover the pathways of HIV latency maintenance and establishment. This postdoctoral position will further explore HIV latency by developing new variations of these CRISPR screens and by validating and further exploring mechanisms of the hits. Preference for new PhD with expertise in one of the following areas: chromatin biology, transcription factors, primary T cell culture, or models of HIV latency. Expectation is to develop an independent project within the context of the grant. The responsibilities include those expected at a PhD level, including leading the technical aspects of the study, contributing intellectually to the overall study design, interpreting data, presenting the findings at meetings and writing manuscripts.

Responsibilities

A laboratory in the Human Biology Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is seeking a Post-Doctoral Fellow to work with an interactive collaborative team of scientists investigating the mechanisms of HIV-1 latency using CRISPR screens and validation in primary cell models of HIV latency. The applicant should be well organized, pay close attention to detail, be reliable and motivated to participate in multiple levels of lab activity. The fellow will perform standard routine and investigative laboratory work in support of scientific research specific to HIV latency and CRISPR screens.

 

Major duties:

  • Preform experiments at the bench level to support investigative work, potentially including, but not limited to molecular biology, viral infections and assays, DNA sequencing, PCR amplification, RT-PCR amplification, TC culture, BLS2/3 work, including making virus stocks and performing viral infection
  • CRISPR/Cas9 screening and editing, and analysis of results
  • Experiments with primary T cells
  • Recover, compile and verify accuracy of research data
  • Operate analytical instruments
  • Perform and modify documented protocols and assays
  • Maintain laboratory records and compile data on experiments and assays
  • Interpret and report on experimental results
  • Present data at local and national meetings
  • Prepare manuscripts describing the data and their meaning to the field

Qualifications

Educational or Special Training Qualifications

  • Applicants must have a PhD (or equivalent degree) in Biomedical Sciences and basic techniques in molecular biology. Ability to think critically and design and interpret experiments is essential, as are strong communication skills.

 

Experience Requirements

  • Experience with molecular biology and biochemical methods
  • A strong interest in research in the area of HIV biology and HIV latency, infectious diseases and global health
  • Evidence of productivity appropriate to a postdoctoral fellow as measured by publications and presentations, abstracts and posters at conferences
  • Well-organized with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and perform experiments without day-to-day supervision will be required after training
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to participate in multiple projects in collaboration with different lab members and collaborations with outside labs


A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Biology of Small Cell Lung Cancer

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 17590

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

 

At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization.  We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.   

Responsibilities

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the MacPherson lab, which is focused on the biology of small cell lung cancer (SCLC). We apply functional screens and analyses of genetically engineered mouse (GEM) and patient derived xenograft (PDX) models towards understanding genes mutated in SCLC and basis of response towards conventional and novel therapies. Our lab works closely with thoracic oncologist collaborators at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance to access patient samples and to help translate basic findings (e.g. see Augert et al, 2019, Science Signaling “Targeting NOTCH Activation in Small Cell Lung Cancer Through LSD1 Inhibition”). Some of these directions are supported by an NIH Lung Cancer SPORE award that promotes translational lung cancer research.  We are also interested in understanding basic mechanisms underlying SCLC tumor suppressor and oncogene function (e.g., see Augert et al, Cancer Cell 2020, “MAX Functions as a Tumor Suppressor and Rewires Metabolism in Small Cell Lung Cancer” and Jia et al, 2018, Cancer Discovery “Crebbp Loss Drives Small Cell Lung Cancer and Increases Sensitivity to HDAC Inhibition”.) We are increasingly performing functional screens in vivo and in tissue culture cells applied to cells to understand genes important for SCLC and to identify new druggable vulnerabilities.  The specific project will be developed by both the candidate and Dr. MacPherson based on areas of shared interests.

Qualifications

  • Recent PhD in Biology or related fields
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to design and execute experiments, interpret data and present results
  • A record of publication in peer reviewed journals

Please include a cover letter detailing your research interest and suitability for this position and names and contact information of at least two references with your application. 

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Cancer Biology

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 18366

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.

Responsibilities

A postdoctoral research position in cancer biology with a focus on single-cell and functional genomic technologies is available at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The Hutchinson Center provides a challenging academic and supportive multi-disciplinary research environment.

 

We are seeking a recent or prospective doctoral graduate (Ph.D. or equivalent qualification) with a background in cell and molecular biology and/or related subject areas to cancer biology, epigenetic regulation, and single-cell genomics. Candidates should have an interest in the investigation of novel, interdisciplinary research questions related to mechanisms of tumor cell quiescence and cell cycle egress/ingress.

 

This position will be under the direction of Drs. Patrick Paddison, Professor of the Human Biology Division, and Anoop Patel, affiliate member of the Human Biology Division and Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery (UW).  For this project, the team also includes a staff scientist, post-doc, technician, and Dr. Eric Holland, director of the Human Biology Division at Fred Hutch.

 

The Postdoctoral Research Associate will be co-mentored by Drs. Paddison and Patel and engaged in studying novel regulators of tumor cell quiescence. Work includes use of single-cell genomic and functional genetic tools in animal models and human samples.

Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required with background in cell and molecular biology, cancer biology, and/or functional genomics
  • Experience with single-cell genomic methodologies and analysis is preferred
  • Experience with in vivo murine models of cancer is preferred
  • The candidate must show initiative, the willingness to take up new skills and responsibilities, and be a team player
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work independently are essential to success in this position, as are good communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work well within interdisciplinary teams and collaborations


Applicants must submit:

  • Cover letter discussing your interest in this position
  • Curriculum Vitae


A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Intratumoral Microbiome Environment

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 18038

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.



The Bullman Laboratory is an interdisciplinary and highly collaborative team of clinical microbiologists, computational biologists, biochemists and cancer geneticists. The core mission of our laboratory is to improve diagnosis and treatment of human cancer to ultimately extend the lives of cancer patients, with a particular focus on gastrointestinal cancers. Using cutting edge technologies and methodologies, we endeavor to move smoothly between large human data sets and in vivo and in vitro model systems to gain a deeper functional understanding of the tumor microbiota in cancer progression, metastasis and response to treatment

Responsibilities

The Bullman Laboratory in the Human Biology Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is recruiting a highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow with expertise in murine models of cancer and mammalian cell biology to join our tumor microbiome efforts. An interest in microbiome research is required but hands on experience is not required as ample training can be provided.

 

Our goal is to understand the interaction of the colon cancer microbiota with the tumor microenvironment. This individual will utilize state-of-the-art spatial imaging technologies, in addition to genomics and informatics techniques in a highly collaborative, stimulating, and collegial research environment. This position will provide opportunities for professional development and the acquisition of cutting-edge skills in single cell sequencing, small molecule screens, analysis of clinical specimens, tissue imaging approaches, host-microbiome interactions, research planning and strategy, and data analysis and interpretation.

Qualifications

Please include a cover letter with your application, detailing your interest and suitability for this position.

 

Minimum qualifications:

  • PhD in biological sciences, cancer biology, computational biology, pathology, microbiology, or a related field
  • A record of scientific accomplishment as shown by peer-reviewed publication
  • A collaborative, curious, creative, proactive and organized temperament
  • A commitment to advancing fundamental knowledge of the cancer microbiome and to translating that knowledge to the development of novel therapeutic approaches

A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Pancreas and Biliary Cancer Pathogenesis

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 18070

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first and largest cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

 

At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization.  We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.   


 

Responsibilities

The Kugel Laboratory is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow interested in exploring how the dysregulation of chromatin modifying enzymes and developmental pathways contribute to pancreas and biliary cancer pathogenesis and, further, whether these pathways present liabilities that can be exploited for cancer therapy.

 

Successful candidates will learn to generate and exploit a series of cancer model systems including genetically engineered murine models (GEMMs), patient-derived xenografts and novel human cancer cell lines to understand fundamental pathogenic mechanisms underlying pancreatic cancer. To answer these questions the laboratory uses state-of-the-art techniques in murine models and genetics, molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, metabolism, RNA profiling, proteomics, pharmacology, genomics and computational biology.

Qualifications

Qualified applicants will have recently obtained a PhD and/or MD or be nearing completion of their graduate studies and have an interest in cancer research. A track record of productive research is strongly preferred. Applicants with specific expertise in RNA biology, biochemistry, cell biology, cancer genomics, murine models or computational biology are highly encouraged to apply. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Fellowship opportunities are available through several philanthropic and government organizations; and recruits who join the lab will be supported in their applications.

 

Please apply by submitting a CV, a brief description of past research experiences and future goals (not more than 1-2 pages) and contact information for three references.

 

A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, mRNA translation in cancer

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 18969

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.

 



A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the Hsieh Lab at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The core focus of the Hsieh Lab is to interrogate the mechanisms by which post-transcriptional gene regulation governs cancer cell behavior at a molecular, cellular, and organismal level (Hsieh et al. Nature 2012, Schuster and Hsieh Trends in Cancer 2019, Winters et al. JCI Insight 2019, and Liu et al. Science Translational Medicine).

Responsibilities

For this position, the applicant will utilize murine genetics, whole transcriptome ribosome profiling, functional genomics, RNA labeling/sequencing techniques, various cellular and molecular assays, and a one-of-a-kind biorepository of primary and metastatic human prostate and bladder cancer samples to understand how the translation apparatus promotes cancer phenotypes.

 

Fred Hutch has more than 200 postdoctoral fellows working in labs across all five research divisions. We provide postdocs with the opportunity to work on the cutting edge of biomedical research in a supportive, collaborative environment with faculty and staff who are dedicated to helping their trainees achieve their career goals. In addition, both the Student/Postdoc Advisory Committee and the Office of Scientific Career Development offer diverse mentoring and career development opportunities.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications
We are looking for exceptional candidates with a recent PhD and/or MD, a record of productive research, and the ability to work independently as well as in collaborative research efforts.


Preferred qualifications
A strong background in murine work, high throughput methods, RNA biology, and/or computational biology are highly desirable. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

 

Application instructions:

To apply for this position, please provide the following:

  • Cover letter summarizing your research interest
  • CV
  • Contact information for three references


A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Geballe Lab

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 18196

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.

 



A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the Geballe Lab at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The Geballe Laboratory studies the roles, mechanisms and evolution of antagonism of host cell defenses during infections by large DNA viruses, especially herpesviruses and and vaccinia virus. Additional project focus on control of gene expression at the translational level.

Responsibilities

The postdoctoral scientist will initially join in ongoing projects focusing either on foreign nucleic acids sensors and viral genes that inhibit these sensors or on translational control of viral gene expression.  Later, they will be expected to develop a new independent project within general area of host viral interactions and mechanisms and evolution of viral antagonism of host defenses. 

 

Fred Hutch has more than 200 postdoctoral fellows working in labs across all five research divisions. We provide postdocs with the opportunity to work on the cutting edge of biomedical research in a supportive, collaborative environment with faculty and staff who are dedicated to helping their trainees achieve their career goals. In addition, both the Student/Postdoc Advisory Committee and the Office of Scientific Career Development offer diverse mentoring and career development opportunities.


Scope of responsibilities:

Applicant will design, conduct, analyze and report original experiments probing the mechanisms and evolution of viral antagonists of host defense systems or the regulation of translation by viruses.  This position is funded for at least 2 years but with the possibility of additional years, depending on success in obtaining independent funding.


Job duties:

  • Design, conduct, interpret experiments focusing on the molecular biology and virology of virus-host interactions
  • Experiments require work with BSL2 viruses, so must be able to work carefully and comply with biosafety regulations
  • Participate in group meetings including presentations several times each year
  • Prepare publications results from the experiments
  • Assist in maintaining general operations of the laboratory
  • Aid in mentoring junior scientists
  • Apply for postdoctoral grants

Qualifications

  • Highly motivated and careful scientist who is able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • PhD with experience in virology, including studies of host defenses, and molecular biology.  Experience in biochemistry, computational methods, and translational control mechanisms would be advantageous.
  • Experience with BSL2 containment methods
  • Familiarity with intrinsic host defense systems such as the interferon pathway
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required

A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

Research Technician I - Helicobacter pylori

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 18875

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.

 


 

The Salama Lab investigates bacterial and host factors that allow the human ulcer causing bacteria, Helicobacter pylori, to establish infections, cause disease, and predispose individuals to developing gastric cancer.

Responsibilities

The technician is responsible for performing standard and investigative laboratory work in support of scientific research by performing bench-level experiments, operating analytical instruments, recovering, compiling, and verifying the accuracy of research data; performing calculations; preparing charts, graphs and summaries. Participation in lab meetings and presentation of data will be required. 

 

The technician, working under the direction of the Principal Investigator or higher-level laboratory personnel and using limited discretion and judgment in carrying out experiments, will:

  • Perform experiments at the bench level to support investigative work including immunohistochemistry, imaging and analysis of stained tissues, microbial culture, tissue cell culture, PCR, molecular biology, RNA and DNA extraction, DNA sequencing and data analysis, murine husbandry and maintenance of transgenic murine colony.
  • Prepare and maintain laboratory reagents, stocks, cultures, tumor cell lines, and primary human and murine organoid cultures
  • Perform and modify documented protocols and assays
  • Maintain laboratory records and compile data on experiments and assays
  • Interpret and report on experimental results
  • Perform statistical analysis of test results and prepare written reports on work performed
  • Operate and carry out basic maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Order and maintain appropriate levels of supplies
  • May supervise work-study students
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in a scientific field required
  • Must have hands-on laboratory experience with tissue analysis (including RNA extraction and immunohistochemistry) and proficiency with epifluorescence and confocal microscopy
  • Computer proficiency, including experience with spreadsheets and database software, is required. Experience with HALO software (Indica Labs) and MATLAB is highly desirable
  • Independent research experience in addition to school lab experience is usually necessary
  • Prior experience with murine handling and/or microbiology is highly desirable
  • Well-organized with strong attention to detail, and motivated to participate in multiple levels of lab activity
  • Ability to work independently and perform experiments with little supervision will be required after training


A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

Research Technician I-II

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 18958

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

 

At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization.  We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.   


 

Responsibilities

This position will work with members of the laboratory of Dr. Taran Gujral in the Division of Human Biology to culture and maintain a collection of cell lines, prepare samples and carry out biochemical and PCR-based assays, assist in murine experiments, and use various software packages to analyze data from these assays.

 

  • The position requires attention to detail, high level of initiative and excellent communication skills.
  • The candidate should be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • This position provides a rich environment to learn about cell biology and the drug discovery process.
  • Candidates will also have the opportunity to present their research during lab meetings and scientific conferences and to write, submit, and publish scientific papers.

Qualifications

  • Research Technician I minimum qualifications: BA/BS in a scientific field required. Must have scientific knowledge in the area of study and basic laboratory skills.  Independent research experience in addition to school lab experience is usually necessary.
  • Research Technician II minimum qualifications:  Intermediate level position requiring 2 years previous experience working in a laboratory and BA/BS. Independent research experience outside of laboratory course work is usually necessary.
  • Application Instructions: Please include a resume and a brief (1-2 paragraphs) cover letter summarizing your interests and experience.

 

A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

Research Technician I-II - Helicobacter pylori

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 19057

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.


The Salama Lab investigates bacterial and host factors that allow the human ulcer causing bacteria, Helicobacter pylori, to establish infections, cause disease, and predispose individuals to developing gastric cancer.

Responsibilities

The technician is responsible for performing standard and investigative laboratory work in support of scientific research by performing bench-level experiments, operating analytical instruments, recovering, compiling, and verifying the accuracy of research data; performing calculations; preparing charts, graphs and summaries. Participation in lab meetings and presentation of data will be required.  

 

The technician, working under the direction of the Principal Investigator or higher-level laboratory personnel and using limited discretion and judgment in carrying out experiments, will: 

  • Perform experiments at the bench level to support investigative work including immunohistochemistry, imaging and analysis of stained tissues, microbial culture, tissue cell culture, PCR, molecular biology, RNA and DNA extraction, DNA sequencing and data analysis, murine husbandry and maintenance of transgenic murine colony
  • Prepare and maintain laboratory reagents, stocks, cultures, tumor cell lines, and primary human and murine organoid cultures
  • Perform and modify documented protocols and assays
  • Maintain laboratory records and compile data on experiments and assays
  • Interpret and report on experimental results
  • Perform statistical analysis of test results and prepare written reports on work performed
  • Operate and carry out basic maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Order and maintain appropriate levels of supplies
  • May supervise work-study students
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in a biological science and bench research experience  
    • Research Technician I minimum qualifications - BA/BS in a scientific field required. Must have scientific knowledge in the area of study and basic laboratory skills. Independent research experience in addition to school lab experience is usually necessary. 
    • Research Technician II minimum qualifications - Intermediate level position requiring 2 years previous experience working in a laboratory and BA/BS. Independent research experience outside of laboratory course work is usually necessary.
  • Must have hands-on laboratory experience with cell culture and basic molecular biological techniques such as PCR, cloning, next-generation sequencing library prep (at least 2-5 years of experience)
  • Computer proficiency, including experience with spreadsheets and database software, is required. Experience with R/MATLAB is highly desirable
  • Independent research experience in addition to school lab experience is usually necessary
  • Prior experience with mouse handling and/or microbiology is highly desirable
  • Well-organized with strong attention to detail, and motivated to participate in multiple levels of lab activity
  • Ability to work independently and perform experiments with little supervision will be required after training


A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

Research Technician I-II, Cancer Genomics

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 18960

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

 

At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization.  We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.   


 

The MacPherson lab within the Human Biology Division is looking for a highly motivated person to support studies of new ways to characterize lung cancer and predict response to treatment. The MacPherson lab is interested in how genetic, epigenetic, metabolic, and immunologic factors combine to drive lung cancer progression with the hope that a better understanding of these forces will lead to new therapies that can improve the poor prognosis facing many patients with lung cancer.

 

This position will support efforts to understand genetic and epigenetic variables in lung cancer by applying a variety of cutting-edge techniques spanning molecular biology, tissue culture, animal husbandry, genomics, protein biochemistry, immunohistochemistry, and flow cytometry. The ideal candidate will have experience in several of these areas and a strong interest in developing additional skills. The position will work under the direction of the principal investigator and senior laboratory research personnel. 

Responsibilities

  • Use molecular biology methods to produce biological constructs for manipulation of cancer cells
  • Cell culture
  • Management of an animal cohort
  • Dissect and prepare biological tissues for further analysis
  • Isolation and analysis of nucleic acid and protein components of biological specimens
  • Immunohistochemistry on biological specimens
  • Preparation and characterization of enriched cell populations from biological specimens
  • Preparation of nucleic acid libraries for characterization by next-generation sequencing
  • Maintenance of detailed and highly accurate documentation of all activities carried out 

Qualifications

  • Minimum qualifications for Research Tech I - Bachelor's degree in a biological science is required. Prior laboratory research experience is also required.
  • Minimum qualifications for Research Tech II - Bachelor's degree in a biological science and two plus years of bench research experience is required.
  • Experience with two or more of molecular biology, tissue culture, animal husbandry, genomics, protein biochemistry, immunohistochemistry, and flow cytometry is strongly preferred.
  • A high level of attention to detail and excellent time management skills are required.
  • A high degree of initiative and enthusiasm for learning laboratory techniques are required.

A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

Research Technician I/II (CRISPR-Cas9)

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 19132

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.

Responsibilities

There is an opening for a Research Technician I-II in the Paddison laboratory within the Human Biology Division for supporting the development, testing, and use of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing libraries and technology in mammals. The position will use molecular, cellular, and functional genetic techniques on a daily basis with a significant focus in human stem cell biology. The position will contribute to establishing CRISPR-Cas9-based targeting systems at the Center. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Research Technician I minimum qualifications: BA/BS in a scientific field required. Must have scientific knowledge in the area of study and basic laboratory skills.  Independent research experience in addition to school lab experience is usually necessary. 

  • Research Technician II minimum qualifications:  Intermediate level position requiring 2 years previous experience working in a laboratory and BA/BS. Independent research experience outside of laboratory course work is usually necessary.

  • Highly motivated and intellectually curious.

  • A solid background knowledge in cell biology and/or cancer biology.

  • Excellent written and verbal skills.

  • Ability to maintain organized laboratory notebook and computer files.

  • Exceptional attention to detail.

  • Experience with murine research models.

  • Interested in long term laboratory management position.

  • Please include a resume and a brief (1-2 paragraphs) cover letter summarizing your interests and experience. 

A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

Research Technician II

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 18810

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.


The Berger lab is seeking a bright and motivated research technician I or II. The individual will perform experiments directed at understanding mechanisms of lung tumor development and identifying strategies for lung cancer therapy, as well as perform lab managerial duties such as inventory maintenance and training of new laboratory personnel. This is a fantastic opportunity for a scientist interested in making a difference in cancer medicine while developing and exercising skills in laboratory management.

Responsibilities

  • Murine modeling work including animal handling, breeding, genotyping, and dissection
  • Preparation of reagents and media used in experiments
  • Tissue culture of primary and immortalized human and rodent cell lines
  • Molecular biology techniques such as protein extraction, immunoprecipitation, Western blotting
  • Microbiology techniques such as cloning, maxipreps, minipreps of bacterial cultures
  • Preparation of lentivirus for genetic studies
  • Maintaining organized and complete lab records and inventories

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or Biology is required
  • Minimum 2 years of full-time biology or chemistry laboratory-based experience
  • Experience with animal handling and husbandry preferred

Desired qualities and skills:

  • Highly motivated and intellectually curious
  • A solid background knowledge in cell biology and/or cancer biology
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Ability to maintain organized laboratory notebook and computer files
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Experience with murine research models
  • Experience with standard laboratory techniques, including cell culture, flow cytometry, Western blotting, and immunofluorescence/confocal microscopy
  • Interested in long term laboratory management position

A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

Research Technician II

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14811

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

 

At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization.  We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.   


The Prostate Program in the Human Biology Division at Fred Hutch is seeking a Research Technician to perform standard and investigative laboratory work in support of scientific research by performing bench-level experiments, operating analytical instruments, recovering, compiling and verifying the accuracy of research data; performing calculations; preparing charts, graphs and summaries. This position works under the direction of the Principal Investigator or higher-level laboratory personnel and uses discretion and judgment in performance of duties.

Responsibilities

The position requires attention to detail and good communication skills. The candidate should be able to work independently and as part of a team. This position provides a rich environment to learn about cell biology and the drug discovery process. Candidates will also have the opportunity to present their research during lab meetings and scientific conferences and to write, submit, and publish scientific papers.

  • Perform experiments at the bench level to support investigative work
  • Prepare and maintain laboratory reagents, stocks, cultures or cell lines
  • Perform and modify documented protocols and assays
  • Maintain laboratory records and compile data on experiments and assays
  • Interpret and report on experimental results
  • Perform statistical analysis of test results and prepare written reports on work performed
  • Operate and carry out basic maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Order and maintain appropriate levels of supplies
  • May supervise work-study students
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Identify methodological problems in research protocol and implement modifications to optimize experimental results
  • Prepare and present written or oral progress reports concerning studies including assembly, organization, and interpretation of data
  • Assist in the design of experiments; may be responsible for the performance of individual research projects
  • Conduct literature reviews to assist in determining most suitable methods to be used in research
  • Assist in publication of results by proofreading, editing, and contributing ideas
  • May perform statistical analyses, write computer programs, or manage research database

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Biochemistry or related field in life sciences
  • At least two years’ experience working in a laboratory
  • Independent research experience outside of laboratory course work
  • Experience with standard molecular biological techniques (DNA and RNA extraction) and biochemical approaches (gel electrophoresis, immunoblotting, immunoprecipitation)
  • Attention to detail, time management skills and a collaborative disposition

 

Preferred:

  • Murine handling experience
  • Mammalian cell culture experience

 

Please include a resume and a brief (1-2 paragraphs) cover letter summarizing your interests and experience.

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