Human Biology Job Openings

Search and Filter
All Categories All Categories
All Locations All Locations
Results per Page: 20
  • 5
  • 10
  • 20
  • 50
  • 100
  • all
Sort: Date (Newest first)
  • Date (Newest first)
  • Date (Oldest first)
  • Alphabetical [A-Z]
  • Alphabetical [Z-A]
13 Found open positions

Intern, Research - Gujral Lab

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 20422

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 Gujral lab at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has an opening for an unpaid internship that would be perfect for a senior student in biological sciences. This position will work with members of the laboratory of Dr. Taran Gujral in the Division of Human Biology 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 high-throughput methods and focused biology studies in cell lines and various mouse models. Students will gain hands-on experience in using state-of-the art technologies in proteomics and genomics. 

Responsibilities

The position will begin with the student completing general lab tasks to ensure an adequate time commitment is feasible and a copacetic atmosphere is maintained. If everything works out, there will be a training period (varies dependent on individual) before moving on to your own project.

 

Projects could vary from tumor micro-environment to immuno-oncology to tumor metabolism and drug resistance.  A student could participate in many of the aspects of the work in the lab and would be expected to learn how to develop a research question, design experiments to answer the question, perform experiments, interpret the results and design additional experiments based on the results.

 

Depending on their specific interests, the student could learn about different cancer models including PDX, orthotopic, chemical-induced and xenograft, and many other current methodologies such as reverse phase lysate microarrays, high throughput live cell microscopy-based assays, immunofluorescence microscopy, western blot analysis, RNAseq, quantitative PCR and use of various data analysis software.  In addition, students will also have the opportunity to present their research during lab meetings and scientific conferences and to write, submit, and publish scientific papers. The intern will report directly to Dr. Gujral but is expected to integrate and function as team member at Gujral lab and Human Biology.

Qualifications

  • Prior lab experience in biological sciences is preferred.
  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program (Undergrad credit for research is a possibility).
  • Completed 1 year of undergraduate level science courses.
  • Good communication skills and an interest in learning
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Good numeracy, literacy and organizational skills.

 

Fred Hutch has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations.
As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process before their first day of employment. 

Post Doc/Staff Scientist - Paddison Lab

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 20708

Overview

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch), home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation, Fred Hutch’s five scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science. The Fred Hutch, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s, is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Pacific Northwest.

 

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 Paddison Laboratory in the Human Biology Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is recruiting a Post-Doctoral Fellow or Staff Scientist to conduct laboratory bench research using state-of-the-art technologies for study of RNA-regulatory events during hematopoiesis and use of new gene editing approaches for modifying hematopoietic cell products.

Responsibilities

The work will focus on genetically manipulating and phenotypically characterizing roles for specific mRNA regulatory marks, including N6-methyladenosine, during human hematopoiesis and associated disorders.  A portion of this work will include efforts to improve and apply cutting-edge gene editing and genomic techniques to human hematopoietic cell populations.  The work is done in collaboration with the Core Center for Excellence in Hematology (Torok-Storb & Stirewalt labs) and a translation control lab (Hsieh lab).  Experience with hematopoietic cell assays and flow cytometry is needed. The scientist is expected to help write manuscripts, grant proposals and present research at scientific meetings.

Qualifications

  • Seeking a candidate with a Ph.D. in the field of cell biology and experience in a related area.
  • Experience with hematopoietic stem and progenitors; cell-based assays; single cell genomics; functional genetics; and lentiviral-based vectors desired.
  • Technical laboratory skills in molecular and cell biology are required.
  • The candidate should be enthusiastic about this research area, goal-oriented, a self-starter, and be able to work independently in a team environment.
  • Strong analytical, writing, communication (in English), and problem-solving skills are desired. 

 

Fred Hutch has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations.
As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process before their first day of employment. 

 

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

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 21450

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.  Additional specific project(s) 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. 

 

Fred Hutch has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process before their first day of employment. 

 

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

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Emerman Lab

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
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

 

Fred Hutch has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations.
As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process before their first day of employment. 


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

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Gujral Lab

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 20957

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 Gujral Lab (http://research.fhcrc.org/gujral) at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow interested in studying the tumor microenvironment. Our lab integrates state-of-the-art methods from several fields, including advanced computer science, bioinformatics, pharmacology, biochemistry, and cell biology, to investigate tissue-specific signaling networks, identify molecular targets for drug discovery, and identify new uses for existing medicines.

 

 A major focus of our lab is to study how cancer cells and immune cells influence the growth and functions of each other in advanced stage solid tumors by integrating recently developed proteomics and computational methods (See our recent publications in PNAS, 2021, Molecular Systems Biology, 2021, Cell Reports Methods, 20201, Cell Systems, 2020). In our lab, we leverage data-driven approaches (e.g., machine learning-based drug screening, transcriptomic and proteomic profiling) to inform the work of focused biology, which utilizes conventional tools including transgenic mouse models, molecular and biochemical approaches. The goal is to be able to study the cell system as a whole and at microscopic levels to find solutions for cancer and other diseases.

Responsibilities

Specific projects could vary from studies of tumor micro-environment to immuno-oncology and drug resistance. Depending on their specific interests, the Fellow could learn and apply various ex vivo and in vivo cancer models, including PDX, orthotopic, and xenograft, and many other current methodologies such as reverse phase arrays, high throughput live cell microscopy-based assays, immunofluorescence microscopy, western blot analysis, RNAseq, and various statistical and machine learning-based methods. In addition, Fellow will also have the opportunity to present their research during lab meetings and scientific conferences and write, submit, and publish scientific papers. The Fellow will report directly to Dr. Gujral but is expected to integrate and function as a team member at the Gujral lab and Human Biology division.

Qualifications

  • A recent Ph.D. in a relevant field
  • Knowledge and experience in cancer biology, biochemistry, or immunology
  • Track record of productive research, with at least one first-author publication
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team

Fred Hutch has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations.
As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process before their first day of employment. 

 

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

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Nabet Lab

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 20699

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.


 

Dr. Behnam Nabet’s laboratory is recruiting a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to carry out research in the fields of targeted protein degradation and proximity-induced therapeutics. The goals of our research program are to develop strategies to target cancer drivers by controlling protein homeostasis to gain new biological insights into clinically relevant targets and to advance new therapeutic strategies in cancer. The Nabet lab develops and deploys innovative chemical biology technologies such as the dTAG system to rapidly eliminate target proteins for therapeutic target discovery and validation (Nabet et al., Nature Chemical Biology 2018, Ferguson and Nabet et al., Nature Chemical Biology 2020, Nabet et al., Nature Communications 2020). We are committed to supporting the next-generation of scientists and believe in collaborative science (Nabet, ChemBioChem 2021). This is an exceptional opportunity to join a new team with a committed mentor that is pushing the boundaries of cancer chemical biology.

Responsibilities

The successful applicant will drive rigorous scientific projects utilizing state-of-the-art targeted degradation approaches including the dTAG system, chemical probes, genome-wide CRISPR knockout screens, molecular biology, biochemistry, next-generation sequencing, and in vivo murine modeling, with the goal of understanding the mechanisms of oncogenes in cancer and developing new therapeutic approaches. The position will require both independent research as well as the ability to collaborate closely with medicinal chemists, computational biologists, and other colleagues.

Qualifications

Essential skills and requirements

We are looking for exceptional candidates with a recent PhD, and/or MD and a track record of independent productive research. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. A strong foundation in cell culture, genetic engineering, next-generation sequencing, murine modeling, molecular biology, biochemistry, and/or chemical biology is highly desirable. Fellowship opportunities are available through several philanthropic and government organizations and recruits who join the lab will be supported in their applications.

 

Application instructions

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.

 

 

Fred Hutch has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations.
As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process before their first day of employment. 

 

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

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, CAR-T cell therapy – Srivastava Lab

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 20695

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 Srivastava lab in the Human Biology Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is recruiting a Post-Doctoral Fellow with expertise in immunology to lead a project developing strategies to counter CAR-T cell exhaustion in solid tumors. The Srivastava lab focuses on using mouse models of human cancer to define the mechanisms limiting the activity of CAR- and TCR-engineered T cells in solid tumors and to develop strategies to overcome these barriers that can be readily translated to the clinic.

 

The candidate would lead a project centered on understanding how dysfunction develops in CAR-T cells in vivo, performing and validating genetic screens to identify regulators of CAR function, and defining inhibitory mechanisms in the tumor microenvironment that could be targeted in combination to durably enhance CAR-T cell activity. The work would involve using methods of molecular biology (cloning, CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing), extensive in vivo work with transplantable and genetically engineered mouse models, multi-parameter flow cytometry, and single-cell genomics.

 

To be considered for this role, please include a cover letter and contact information for 2-3 professional or academic references.

Qualifications

Required:

  • PhD in immunology, tumor biology, or related field
  • Experience or interest in working with complex mouse tumor models
  • Eligibility and desire to apply for future fellowships
  • Evidence of productivity, creativity, and strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • The candidate should be enthusiastic about this research area, goal-oriented, a self-starter, and be able to work independently in a team environment


Preferred:

  • Expertise in multiparameter flow cytometry (10+ colors)
  • Experience working with mouse models and familiarity with various handling techniques (e.g. tail vein, retro-orbital, subcutaneous injections)
  • Experience with CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing
  • Experience in next generation sequencing data analysis, particularly for single cell RNAseq, ATACseq, and/or CUT&Tag
  • Excellent knowledge of fundamental immunology
  • Strong analytical, writing, communication, and problem-solving skills are desired.

Fred Hutch has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations.
As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process before their first day of employment. 

 

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

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Tumor Microenvironment

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 20904

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 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.

Responsibilities

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, single cell sequencing 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

  • 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

Fred Hutch has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations.
As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process before their first day of employment. 

 

A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your 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

 

Fred Hutch has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations.
As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process before their first day of employment. 


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

Research Technician I - Paddison Lab

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 20723

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 in the Paddison Lab 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

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

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

 

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
  • Interested in long term laboratory management position

 

Fred Hutch has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations.
As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process before their first day of employment. 

 

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

Research Technician I, Microbiota and Colorectal Cancer Research—Bullman Lab

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 20926

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 microbiome in cancer progression, metastasis and response to treatment.

 

The Bullman Laboratory in the Human Biology Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is recruiting a highly motivated Research Technician I with expertise in next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology (library preparation and associated analysis) and general microbiology (microbial culture/media preparation, nucleic acid isolation/manipulation) to join our tumor microbiome efforts. The position is intended to provide support for our day-to-day sequencing projects and ongoing microbial technology developments, as well as supporting general laboratory responsibilities.

Responsibilities

This individual will work with the PI and post-doctoral fellows using state-of-the-art sequencing technologies, small molecules screens, in addition to genomics and informatics techniques in a highly collaborative, stimulating, and collegial research environment. This position will provide ample 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, research planning and strategy, and data analysis and interpretation.

 

Specific duties may include:

  • Anaerobic bacterial culture from clinical specimens
  • Adhere to standard operating procedures (SOPs) for isolation and analysis of DNA and RNA from patient tissue specimens and microbial cells.
  • Standard PCR and qPCR analysis
  • Maintenance and analysis of mammalian cancer cell line cultures
  • Conducts diligent record-keeping and reporting
  • Maintenance of general lab supplies, consumables and equipment
  • Ordering/cataloging of laboratories supplies and reagents
  • Presenting findings at internal (Bullman Lab) meetings
  • Other research or organizational duties, as appropriate.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a biological science or related field with lab experience outside of coursework
  • Highly-motivated individual interested in a career in translational research, with a keen interest in sequencing-based technologies and tissue imaging
  • Technically meticulous when conducting experiments
  • Highly organized in record-keeping
  • Independent, intellectually passionate and able to display scientific initiative
  • Excellent teamwork, time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a dynamic and results-oriented environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines and multitask efficiently is a must

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Basic molecular biology and microbiology techniques, such as bacterial isolation and culture, mammalian cell culture, DNA/RNA/protein extraction and qPCR is highly desirable.
  • A working knowledge and previous experience in next generation sequencing technologies is highly beneficial to the role.
  • Previous hands-on experience with in-situ hybridization or fluorescent imaging techniques is a benefit.
  • Experience in scientific programming/scripting for analysis of DNA/RNA sequencing data is a plus but not required.

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

 

Fred Hutch has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations.
As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process before their first day of employment. 

 

A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your 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: 21391

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 Research Technician I-II 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 mouse 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

  • Tech I: Bachelor's degree in Biology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry or related field in life sciences. Experience in a research lab is preferred.
  • Tech II: Same as Tech I with two years of professional lab research experience required
  • Experience with tissue culture and with standard molecular biological techniques (DNA and RNA extraction, cloning, sequencing, etc.), protein isolation and analysis (gel electrophoresis, immunoblotting, etc.), microbiology techniques, and an interest in vivo work is required.
  • Prior experience with computer databases and programs such as Excel or MATLAB preferred.
  • Attention to detail, time management skills, and a high level of initiative are required.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

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

 

Fred Hutch has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations.
As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process before their first day of employment. 

 

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

Research Technician III, Helicobacter pylori

FH Human Biology Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 21359

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 in the Human Biology Division seeks a Research Technician III, with 3-5 years of experience including lab management and mouse handling, to work with an interactive group of scientists investigating 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. The applicant should be well organized, reliable, and motivated to participate in multiple levels of the lab activity.

Responsibilities

The Research Technician III 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. The research technician, working under the direction of the Principal Investigator or higher-level laboratory personnel, will use discretion and judgment in carrying out experiments commensurate with the level of training and aptitude in support of the overall research aims of the laboratory.

  • Perform experiments at the bench level to support investigative work, including but not limited to microbial culture, tissue cell culture, PCR, molecular biology, RNA and DNA extractions, DNA sequencing and data analysis, mutant screening in a murine model of infections, and protein 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.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Microbiology, Biology, and/or related field required, MS desirable
  • Must have scientific knowledge in the area of study and basic laboratory skills as mentioned above (at least 3-5 years of experience).
  • Computer proficiency, including experience with spreadsheets and database software, especially in data analysis, is highly desirable. 
  • Two years of related post-college experience working in a laboratory
  • In vivo murine model work experience
  • Primary cell/organoid culture
  • Well-organized with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and perform experiments with little supervision will be required after training

 APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

A cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications regarding this role is required.

 

Fred Hutch has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations.
As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process before their first day of employment. 

 

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

 

Your search for "" did not match any of our available careers. Please try another search term or combination of terms and filters.