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Administrative Coordinator I/II

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13870

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.


The Administrative Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and implementation of administrative functions for a Computational Biology Program under the direction of the Program Operations Director. The Administrative Coordinator works under general direction to administer Center and Computational Biology Program policies and procedures within existing framework. The Administrative Coordinator has responsibility and accountability for major administrative components of the Computational Biology Program.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the Program Operations Director and staff with the development, implementation and administration of Center and Program policies and procedures.
  • Act as a liaison with Center staff and outside individuals/organizations, answering questions and resolving problems with regard to the administration of the Computational Biology Program.
  • Perform various administrative and operational responsibilities including scheduling meetings, conferences and seminars, reconciling procards, composing memos, updating program website, maintaining supply room inventory and ensuring shared equipment (printers, copiers, fax, etc.) are running smoothly.
  • Coordinate various HR related functions such as the on- & off-boarding processes for personnel, visitors and consultants.
  • Coordinate communications and logistics for various program meetings and events (faculty meetings, seminar series, faculty retreats, etc.).
  • Coordinate all aspects of travel for program personnel, including flight, hotel, ground transportation and reimbursements.
  • Assist in maintaining faculty documents (CVs, Biosketches, Bibliographies, etc.).
  • Assist the Program Operations Director and Investigators with special projects as needed.
  • Perform other responsibilities as required.

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 2 years (Admin Coord I) or 5 years (Admin Coord II) of progressively complex administrative experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and Adobe.
  • Ability to source data from systems and generate customized reports
  • Experience in event coordination (planning, organizing, and prioritizing your work as well as that of others)
  • Ability to tailor communications to specific audiences
  • Ability to navigate complex internal systems and departments
  • Basic budgetary knowledge (ability to reconcile, manage, report budget information, etc.)

Preferred

  • BA/BS and 3+ years of experience in research administration (including financial management)
  • Experience in on-boarding and off-boarding
  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory guidelines such as IRB, IACUC, MUA
  • Knowledge of Fred Hutch funding rules and policies

Administrative Coordinator II

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14113

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.


As a program within the Biostatistics Program in the Public Health Sciences Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, the Comprehensive Center for the Advancement of Scientific Strategies (COMPASS) has been directing multi-center studies in public health research for over 30 years.


Our Mission: COMPASS promotes scientific excellence in research aimed at eliminating cancer and other diseases of public health importance by providing state-of-the-art study coordination, communication and statistical analysis services to scientific investigators.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare all submissions and query responses in a timely manner to the Institutional Review Office (IRO), other external committee as appropriate (e.g. radiation safety review) to assure the protection of human subjects in research, including but not limited to: Initial Application, Modification, Continuing Review, Safety Reports, non-compliance, Confidentiality Agreement.
  • Prepare and maintain regulatory documents: Investigator 1572 forms, Financial Disclosure Forms, CVS, Medical licenses, Monitoring reports.
  • Manage the protocol activation process and track the required documents and activities needed for protocol activation. Perform review of documents for completeness and accuracy. Distribute approved documents to study team to communicate that the study/activity is approved, in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that IRB reporting requirements are met.
  • Ensure that research staff have met the standard training requirements regarding Human Subjects and GCP trainings as well as documenting completion of study specific training.
  • Develop and provide ongoing regulatory-related education and training for investigators and research team members. Work with study team to implement study specific training (e.g. protocol amendment training).  Stay abreast of new impact or areas of knowledge and regulatory changes and disseminate this knowledge to the study staff, investigators and operations team.
  • Work with Fred Hutch Office of Business Develop-Strategy, as well as the collaborating organization(s) to prepare data and material transfer and use agreements (DMTUA) between international and domestic sites.
  • Update and manage the regulatory tracking and archive systems (e.g. SharePoint, OneDrive, OnCore). Perform periodic QA/QC to ensure that the information added is accurate and complete.
  • Perform internal audits and QA checks on regulatory documents.
  • Respond to queries with sponsors, regulatory committees, and staff in a timely manner.
  • Provide guidance to investigators and staff to ensure the study is being conducted as outlined in the latest institutional review board (IRB) approved protocol.
  • Work with manager and leadership to develop standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Coordinate and manage the regulatory documents from each participating site for studies where Fred Hutch serves as the IRB of record. For sites where Fred Hutch is not the IRB of record, track sites’ annual continuing reviews and alert sites to upcoming expirations to prevent lapses from occurring.
  • Be responsible for archiving regulatory documents/records, ensuring that all files are prepared for off-site storage in accordance with FDA, other applicable regulatory guidelines and program SOP.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • BA/BS in related field required or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of five years in the cancer research field.
  • Training in Human Subjects and Good Clinical Practice

 

Desired Qualifications

  • CIP certified (certified IRB professional)

Bioinformatics Analyst

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13621

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


A Computational Biologist/Bioinformatics Analyst position in the laboratory of Dr. Gavin Ha and the Computational Biology Program is available immediately. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who is interested in studying the genetics and epigenetics of cancer using computational approaches. Candidates who are excited about large/complex ‘omics’ data analysis and cancer research are encouraged to apply. 

Responsibilities

The Ha lab is establishing a research program that uses new DNA sequencing technologies to study cancer genomes. The lab is also focused on research involving liquid biopsies, such as cell-free DNA, and developing new computational approaches to leverage these data for genome discovery and cancer burden monitoring. The research interests/projects in the Ha lab include:

  • Analysis of cancer genomes to understand tumor progression/evolution, metastatic disease, non-coding genome alterations, copy number alterations, genome rearrangements and 3D structure, mutational signatures
  • Development of novel computational algorithms for long-range (linked-reads or long-reads) whole genome sequencing of tumors
  • Development and analysis of sensitive approaches to detect tumor-derived DNA in cell-free DNA from patient blood plasma
  • Analysis of tumor microenvironment and heterogeneity using single-cell RNA sequencing
  • The lab works with collaborators to validate results using functional experiments
  • For examples of recent studies, see PMID:29909985, PMID:29109393, PMID:25060187

Candidates with strong interest and/or expertise in any of these research areas are highly encouraged to apply

  • Cancer genomics, liquid biopsies, tumor evolution/heterogeneity, single-cell transcriptomics
  • Application of statistical modeling, algorithm design, artificial intelligence to study cancer and genetics
  • Analysis of large, complex genome, epigenome or transcriptome data

Qualifications

Applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in one of these disciplines:

  • Computational biology, bioinformatics, computer science, data science, statistics, biostatistics, biomedical engineering, computer/electrical engineering, physics, or other related fields

Applicants should have some of the following skills and experience:

  • Work well in team environments; strong communication skills; detail-oriented
  • Strong programming experience (R, Python, Matlab, Java, C/C++, Perl or other languages for research)
  • Experience with high performance computing environments or cloud computing environments is a plus
  • Experience with analyzing sequencing data is considered a strong asset
  • A background in cancer biology is considered a strong asset.

Submission of a targeted cover letter is strongly recommended.

Community Health Education Manager

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Allied Health
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13763

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.


The Office of Community Outreach and Engagement (OCOE) for the Fred Hutch/University of Washington Cancer Consortium (the Consortium) is seeking a leader and team player for the role of Community Health Education (CHE) Manager. The CHE Manager will oversee outreach and engagement work in support of the OCOE strategic plan. This role will report to the OCOE Program Administrator.


The CHE Manager will facilitate partnerships among Consortium researchers, OCOE staff, and external organizations on collaborative projects related to health equity in the Consortium’s 13-county catchment area. The CHE Manager will manage 4 Community Health Educators (CHEs), supporting and supervising them as they conduct outreach, education, and research with communities that are disproportionately represented in cancer incidence and mortality, including American Indian/Alaskan Native, African Americans/Black, Asian American, Hispanic/Latinx, those living in rural areas, those with low socio-economic status, uninsured/underinsured, and other disenfranchised individuals.

Responsibilities

The CHE Manager will work independently in performing daily responsibilities of supervising, coordinating, and overseeing the 4 CHEs in the OCOE. Special skills and knowledge are applied in directing the CHEs to cover the entire catchment area and ensure that the community voice is heard and brought to the OCOE on a regular and continuing basis. Annually, the CHE Manager will oversee the implementation of a catchment area needs assessment that will provide information to the Community Action Coalition about the state of cancer incidence and mortality in the catchment area. They will prepare an annual summary report of the needs assessment. Activities include preparing, facilitating and coordinating individuals and groups to support the OCOE in its outreach to the catchment area. The CHE Manager will be responsible for writing reports to the community, the Internal Advisory Committee, the Consortium, and to the National Institutes of Health.


The CHE Manager will perform some or all of the following responsibilities:

  • Oversee four CHEs
  • Develop materials and products based on principles and methods of health education and promotion
  • Demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills with established strong writing of health communications, media materials, and presentations
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures according to protocol, IRB, grant/contract and Center specifications
  • Develop curriculum and training materials with CHEs and community members
  • Practice community-based participatory research in community engagement and interaction; coordinate with community organizations
  • Collaborate with other Consortium entities, such as University of Washington and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance programs
  • Oversee the development of public health interventions consistent with the OCOE strategic plan and annual action plans produced by the OCOE Team in partnership with the Community Action Coalition
  • Coordinate the activities of multiple stakeholders as they implement the activities identified by the Community Action Coalition
  • Coordinate meetings and events
  • Coordinate timely completion and submission of HR documents, expense reimbursement, and credit card reconciliation
  • Practice and knowledge of cultural sensitivity with diverse populations in the Cancer Consortium catchment area
  • Manage OCOE pilot grants and small grants, including overseeing grantees, and monitoring IRB
  • Facilitate weekly staff meetings
  • Ensure that project information is presented at regional and national conferences
  • Monitor OCOE web pages, SharePoint, social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
  • Coordinate CHE training and development
  • Travel within the catchment area for events and meetings with the partner organizations
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required with at least 5 years of post-bachelor’s relevant experience and training
  • Requires excellent written skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal, customer service and verbal communication skills
  • Must have demonstrated cultural humility
  • Demonstrated excellent human relations, facilitation and influencing skills to deal effectively with a broad range of people
  • Ability to manage relationships effectively and build collaborative bridges
  • Experience supervising multiple staff
  • Excellent leadership and organizational management skills
  • Experience managing multiple projects from inception to completion
  • Ability to think critically and synthesize complex issues to move project forward
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Professional experience in public health
  • Strong computer skills, including database creation and management (e.g., EndNote, REDCap, Access) and strong knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • Must be flexible and willing to work occasional evenings and weekends.

 

Preferred:

  • Master’s degree in related field with at least 2 years of post-master’s relevant experience
  • Experience working in an academic or scientific research environment

 

Professional attributes:

  • Problem solver
  • Detail-oriented
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality, sound judgment
  • Motivated by challenge to solve problems and positively affect systems and people
  • Positive attitude and sense of humor

Data Control Technician I (WS)

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14136

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.

 

Perform, or assist in performing, a variety of routine procedures related to the documentation, manual and computerized access, control, processing, and storage of data.

Responsibilities

  • Process data collection materials and forms following established guidelines.
  • Maintain computerized and manual file systems.
  • Retrieve data and forms from computerized and manual files.
  • Code data collection materials following established guidelines. Identify problems, ambiguities, or inconsistencies and direct them to the Supervisor.
  • Key enter and verify completed material.
  • Perform routine data control procedures including visual verification of entered data.
  • Maintain data confidentiality requirements.
  • Perform general clerical duties.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications

  • High school graduation or GED. 
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in data entry. 
  • Minimum keyboard speed of 35 WPM. 
  • Experience in a job requiring attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently with supervision, and as part of a team.
  • Workstudy eligible. Ability to work independently with supervision, and as part of a team.

Data Scientist I-III, Spatial Single-Cell RNA Sequencing

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13745

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.


The Innovation Laboratory (iLab) at Fred Hutch is seeking a Masters- or PhD-level data scientist. The iLab is a new collaborative initiative of the Immunotherapy and Translational Data Science Integrated Research Centers (IIRC and TDS_IRC) with a mission to advance the introduction and development of new immuno-oncology research technologies. The iLab will spur in-house development and early adoption of novel techniques, including advanced single cell RNA spatial sequencing, T- and B-cell receptor sequencing, and other DNA/RNA-based technologies. The data scientist will work closely with lab personnel and immunotherapy researchers to develop data analysis methods for new technologies.


Over the past three years, Fred Hutch has launched three Integrated Research Centers (IRCs) to increase collaborative research across the Center and stimulate transformative cancer discovery. The IIRC, led by Dr. Stanley Riddell, and the TDS_IRC, led by Dr. Raphael Gottardo, have joined together and created the iLab to speed adoption of novel technologies, particularly those that generate large datasets of high utility to immunotherapy. The successful candidate will be embedded in the iLab, but will also have close ties to the Gottardo Lab and the TDS_IRC. The iLab will initially be housed in the Bielas Lab. Working closely with Drs. Bielas and Gottardo, the successful candidate will function with a high degree of independence as they manage daily activities. We see the integration of computational work within the iLab as an integral part of its success, providing computational innovation.


As a Fred Hutch strategic initiative, we value inclusion and a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives to inform our work. We believe in supporting each other through mentorship and providing resources for professional development. Given these values, we strive to make our recruitment and promotion processes fair and transparent. Therefore, we strongly encourage all individuals with an interest in the position to apply. To learn more about the IRCs: Immunotherapy ; Translational Data Science


We are seeking a Masters- or PhD-level data scientist to work with the iLab to develop workflows and data analysis pipelines, from novel genomics technologies developed in-house to collaboration with select industry partners. The data scientist may also support some projects more broadly, creating workflows and analyses that also include data sets generated outside of the iLab, clinical data, and other translation data sources. The ideal candidate will support large collaborative projects in a wide range of problems in oncology research and serve as a consultant/link between the iLab, laboratory and clinical scientists. The incumbent will collaborate with laboratory-based scientists, clinical investigators, biostatisticians, data scientists, programmers and computational biologists in two ways:

  • As member of the iLab, creating novel workflows and data analysis pipelines for novel technologies being tested and developed in the laboratory.
  • As a contributing member on teams using novel technologies in the iLab, creating and using computational tools for analyzing clinical and pre-clinical samples.

Through these multi-disciplinary collaborations, the data scientist will support and expand opportunities to apply novel tools and technologies to innovative pre-clinical and clinical studies.

Responsibilities

  • Consult with Fred Hutch researchers collaborating with iLab to solve their data science problems
  • Manage and set scientific priorities across projects
  • Develop and optimize computational pipelines to enable the integration and management of large and complex data sets generated in the iLab
  • Test and potentially develop open-source software for reproducible research
  • Interpret results from computational and statistical analysis
  • Assist with study design and analysis of pre-clinical and clinical trials
  • Participate in the dissemination of research findings
  • Co-author manuscripts for publication

Qualifications

Data Scientist I - Bachelor's degree in bioinformatics, computational biology, biostatistics, statistics, computer science, or a related field and a minimum of 2+ years of hands-on data science experience

 

Data Scientist II - Bachelor's degree (Master's or PhD preferred) in bioinformatics, computational biology, biostatistics, statistics, computer science, or a related field and a minimum of 5+ years of hands-on data science experience

 

Data Scientist III - Bachelor's degree (Master's or PhD preferred) in bioinformatics, computational biology, biostatistics, statistics, computer science, or a related field and a minimum of 8+ years of hands-on data science experience

 

Minimum qualifications (all levels):

  • Experience in analysis of next generation sequencing (NGS) data
  • Excellent programming skills (Python, R, C/C++, Java) including best software development practices (e.g. design, unit tests, documentation, code review)
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and to meet deadlines

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in high-dimensional data, particularly with NGS and single-cell NGS (e.g. scRNA-seq)
  • Experience in cloud computing (e.g. AWS)
  • Experience in immunology

Director of Strategy and Operations

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Project Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13890

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.


The Director of Strategy and Operations is responsible for research administration leadership and management in partnership with the Principal Investigators and the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Project Director’s Scientific Leadership. This person contributes to the development and implementation of strategic priorities and projects within the broader WHI Program that impact research. They effectively lead and manage the Research Administrative Team to support the compliant and efficient conduct of research throughout the research lifecycle (from proposal through closure/archiving) across all WHI ancillary studies at the Hutch. They communicate and collaborate across multiple levels of Leadership to support WHI strategic initiatives and continuously be good stewards of federal funds. Other duties include facilitating collaborative partnerships across the center, leading development of WHI Program metrics to monitor progress in WHI Study Proposals and Funding.

Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative oversight of the WHI Program, including Coordinating Center's 5 year $50M federal contract (four subcontracts), and 20+ funded Ancillary Studies ($3M annual) and Center Funds accounts
  • Oversee contract and subcontract administration, including timely submission of deliverables
  • Oversee all HR needs for the Coordinating Center, including onboarding and outboarding of staff, annual staff merit and performance evaluation process (55 staff) and employee performance issues on an ongoing basis
  • Oversee space and equipment planning and use, evaluate current and future project needs
  • Manage WHI Coordinating Center's Research Administration Unit (6 staff):
    • Develop and administer policies and procedures related to research admin
    • Stay aware of changing NIH policies/procedures
    • Ensure all required financial, IRB, dbGaP, CMS, VDE, and funding agency reports are produced and submitted in a high quality and timely fashion
  • As a member of WHI Coordinating Center's Project Directors:
    • Develop WHI Coordinating Center's policies
    • Prioritize and allocate resources to support research
    • Provide fiscal oversight
    • Manage program and study affairs
    • Develop long range plans for systems development and research activity implementation
    • Plan, prepare materials and participate in funding agency site visits
  • As a member of WHI Coordinating Center's Managers Group:
    • Coordinate implementation of projects/tasks/reporting across units
    • Coordinate ancillary study activities across units
    • Ensure study wide communication
  • Selected additional responsibilities:
    • Lead and participate in strategic planning: Website, 25th Legacy Meeting, Logo, Repository, Network
    • Attend monthly Steering Committee Conference Calls, Semi-annual SC Meetings (Washington, DC) and Annual Investigator Meetings (Washington, DC)
    • Serve as liaison to Public Health Sciences and Administrative Divisions
    • Develop and negotiate budget for the next contract extension

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in a progressively complex leadership position in an academic research environment is required
  • Experience collaborating with executive leaders and senior scientists is required
  • Experience required in research administration, HR and related personnel management, operations and staff, establishing timelines, benchmarking accountability and overseeing program and project budgets
  • Experience in proposal development, project implementation and grant/contract management
  • Supervisory experience required

Food and Nutrition Content Strategist/Writer (part-time)

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Project Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13993

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. Fred Hutch is an active partner in the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), which brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s and UW Medicine. Join us and make a difference! Careers Start Here.

 

Position Overview

The Food and Nutrition Content Strategist/Writer is responsible for developing and approving written and visual content for a new bilingual website at Fred Hutch focused on healthy eating, cooking and nutrition for cancer survivors. This role will strategize the direction and themes for website content, identify and perform outreach for guest contributors, and write and edit engaging nutritional content for the public website (cookforyourlife.org), weekly blogs and newsletters, video demonstrations, donor communications, and social media channels.

 

The Content Strategist/Writer will be inspired by the challenge of balancing evidence-based nutritional guidelines with engaging and accessible recipes and cooking tips informed by the needs of cancer patients and caregivers. Reporting to the Principal Investigator, Dr. Heather Greenlee, the Content Strategist/Writer will also collaborate with partners within Fred Hutch, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and outside institutions and national organizations. This position is part-time 60%.  

Responsibilities

Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Research latest trends in cooking, healthy food, cancer topics, and other related health issues.
  • Develop an integrated content strategy based on strategic goals and an understanding of audience needs to build Cook for Your Life’s national presence and drive engagement.
  • Apply a strategic, audience-focused approach to identifying storytelling opportunities and planning, writing and adapting clear and accurate content that showcases CFYL mission, values and impact.
  • Write and edit weekly blogposts and newsletters, recipes, and other website content.
  • Strategize with multimedia partners and oversee visual content, including videography and photography.
  • Strategize with social media coordinator and oversee social media.
  • Coordinate with research team to test various aspects of nutrition education delivered via online platform.
  • Coordinate with web design team.
  • Partner with analysts to track website metrics and use insights gleaned from data to refine content strategy.
  • Proactively develop strong, collaborative relationships with colleagues within and outside of Fred Hutch to inform content development.
  • Assign and edit guest contributors as needed.
  • Implement and help maintain content and style guidelines.
  • Manage newsletter subscribers and email and donor subscriber lists; and respond to email queries.
  • Attend weekly meetings.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.
  • Assist in developing and coordinating with sponsorship opportunities.

Qualifications

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 6+ years of writing/editing, product/content marketing, and/or content strategy experience, preferably working in nutrition, food, and health-related topics.
  • Proven track record of shaping and executing on an integrated content strategy.
  • Experience collaborating and leading within a multifunctional organization.
  • Ability to ideate and execute quickly.
  • Experience leading teams.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A passion for storytelling in all formats.
  • Ability to envision and articulate how content can be presented and distributed for a variety of audiences in diverse formats and across channels; deep understanding of best content and approaches for different audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, manage, adapt and deliver engaging contextual content.
  • Proven ability to translate complex source material into compelling stories for a variety of audiences, including a lay audience.
  • Experience applying data analytics to improve content discoverability, readability and engagement.
  • Experience editing, reporting and writing in a fast-paced environment; knowledge of AP Style.
  • Proficiency in search engine optimization best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to set and meet deadlines.
  • Understanding of and experience in nonprofit research or health sciences preferred.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.

Please include a cover letter and at least three writing samples with your application.  

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13217

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.

 

The Cancer Epidemiology Program is part of the Fred Hutch’s Division of Public Health Sciences, home of an extensive portfolio of population science research, large specimen and data repositories, a SEER cancer registry, a prevention center designed for intervention research, and a large multidisciplinary faculty. The Fred Hutch, together with the University of Washington, Seattle Children’s, and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with active training programs for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Responsibilities

The Cancer Epidemiology Program at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is offering a post-doctoral fellowship opportunity in the area of geospatial analysis under the supervision of Dr. Margaret Madeleine, Associate Member in the Cancer Epidemiology Program. The fellowship will focus on extensive geospatial analyses of HPV vaccine data. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to pursue independent research and publications in addition to the main project for this fellowship, in ongoing research areas here, such as HPV-attributable cancer epidemiology, HPV vaccine immunoepidemiology, and immunogenetics of HPV-related cancers. Opportunities to conduct geospatial research with other faculty members at the Fred Hutch in related areas, such as colorectal cancer screening or environmental exposure assessment may also be available.

Qualifications

We are seeking highly-motivated applicants (PhD/ScD in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or related field) with outstanding training and experience in epidemiological methods and geospatial measures. While HPV-related diseases are the main focus of our group, individuals with interests in related conditions and risk factors with an emphasis on geospatial measures are welcomed to apply. Applicants are expected to have excellent writing skills and will be expected to conceive and execute creative new uses of study data. We also encourage and support attendance at scientific conferences, and participation in study leadership meetings with collaborating research groups.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 12298

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.

 

There is a 2-year postdoctoral position available in Cancer Prevention Training: Epidemiology, Nutrition, Genetics & Survivorship.  This is offered through a T32 Training Grant mechanism, concurrently based in the Cancer Prevention Department at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Epidemiology Department at the University of Washington.

Responsibilities

This postdoctoral position is under the direction of Dr. Polly Newcomb within the Division of Public Health Sciences at Fred Hutch.  Dr. Newcomb is a leading epidemiologist in the fields of cancer genetics, etiology, screening, and survival.  Her research program investigates the causes, treatments, and outcomes of common cancers, particularly breast and colon neoplasia, using large, population-based studies, clinical trials, and collaboration with local medical centers.  Most recently, she has focused on germline and genetics of colorectal neoplasms in sporadic and familial disease in relation to risk and clinical outcomes. Dr. Newcomb won the McDougall Mentoring Award in 2014 and offers an excellent opportunity for professional growth.  She is also the recipient of a K05 Senior Scientist Research Award, allowing mentorship time and financial travel and research resources for early-stage investigators. The postdoctoral fellow will also be able to select a secondary mentor from other complementary disciplines to develop skills in additional areas and work with cohort of other active trainees in cancer prevention.

 

This position will have access to epidemiologic, genetic (including germline GWAS), molecular, and methylation data, large cancer cohort and clinical trial resources, biospecimens, and several other consortium data, available for cutting-edge hypothesis testing and team collaborations.  There are opportunities to work on existing projects and to develop new projects addressing relevant research topics.  Responsibilities include completion of T32 training grant requirements, assisting with genetic and epidemiologic studies, developing collaborations with other researchers, applying new statistical methods under the guidance of senior biostatisticians and epidemiologists, preparing manuscripts, and developing grant proposals.

 

The Fred Hutch provides a highly interactive and supportive environment for junior investigators to grow and develop their future career; it consistently ranks in the top 20 best places to work for postdocs, as surveyed by The Scientist.

Qualifications

Applicants should possess a doctoral degree (e.g. MD and/or PhD) or a strong background in epidemiology and biology, and have an interest in investigating the novel areas of cancer genetics and survival.  They should have excellent statistical analysis and writing skills.  Salary and benefits are based on standard NIH stipend rates, but additional supplementary compensation is available for competitive and experienced applicants.  Please include a cover letter detailing your research interest and suitability for this position with your application.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. 

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Biostatistics, Statistical Genetics, 'Omics

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13478

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.

Responsibilities

A Post-Doctoral Research Fellow position is available in Drs. Charles Kooperberg and Alexander Reiner's group at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The successful applicant will develop and apply statistical/computational methods to analyze whole genome sequencing data and various other types of multi-omics data (DNA methylation, RNA sequencing, metabolomics, proteomics) for elucidating the genetic basis and molecular mechanisms underlying chronic conditions such as cardiovascular disease and hematologic conditions (for example clonal hematopoiesis) in multi-ethnic populations. Specific topics/application include, but not limited to trans-ethnic mapping of genetic associations, mediation and Mendelian Randomization analysis, network analysis of high-dimensional multi-omic data, and methods for somatic mutations from whole genome sequence or RNA data.

Qualifications

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV.

 

The applicant must have a PhD or equivalent degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Statistical Genetics, or other related fields. The candidate should have solid training in statistical methods and excellent computational skills. In addition, background in biology and genetics, and excellent organization and communication skills are a plus.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Statistics/Biostatistics (Biomarker, Screening, Risk Model)

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 12954

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.

Responsibilities

The Biostatistics Program at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has an open position for a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow under the supervision of Dr. Ziding Feng.

 

The desired candidate should have a PhD degree in biostatistics/statistics with a strong background in statistical theory and methodology and is interested in its application to biomedicine and public health. The selected candidate will closely work with faculty members in the research area of cancer risk prediction, early detection and diagnosis, and prognosis. This work will involve participation in, among others, the Early Detection Research Network, Translational Liver Cancer Consortium and the New Onset Diabetes cohort study.

Qualifications

The applicants must have a PhD or equivalent degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, or other related fields. The candidate must have solid training in statistical methods and excellent computational skills. In addition, background in biology and genetics, and excellent organization and communication skills are preferred.

 

In addition to a CV, please submit a cover letter, contact information and letters from three scientific references.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Biostatistics

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13095

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.

Responsibilities

Technology advances have made it possible to characterize tumor features (e.g., somatic mutations) in large numbers of tumors, providing a unique opportunity to understand tumor heterogeneity and how it is associated with clinical outcomes and the underlying germline genetic and environmental etiology. Dr. Li Hsu's group in the Biostatistics Program is recruiting one post-doctoral research fellow. The specific areas of interest include statistical genetics and genomics, multiple hypothesis testing, statistical and machine learning. The fellow will engage in  methodological research for analyzing tumor genomics and germline genetics data. They will have real-hand data analysis experience by participating in large collaborative studies, in which rich data on tumor somatic mutation, germline genetics and environmental risk factors have been collected on a very large number of study participants.

 

The position will come with a competitive postdoc-level salary with great benefits for two years, with the possibility of extension. The environment at Fred Hutch is lively yet casual, with a strong emphasis on innovative and collaborative work. The Center is housed in a lovely campus next to Lake Union a short walk from downtown, and a convenient shuttle from the University of Washington.

Qualifications

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics or computational biology with emphasis in statistical genomics/genetics, hypothesis testing and machine learning. Strong biological and computational skills are desired. In particular, a successful candidate should be able to write efficient programs in R and/or C. The position is available immediately and for up to two years

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Cancer Biology and Tumor Metastasis

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 11559

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.

 

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Cancer Biology and Tumor Metastasis

 

Two postdoctoral research positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Kevin Cheung at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The Cheung lab works at the interface between cancer cell biology and translational research (Cell 2013; PNAS 2016; Science 2016). Our lab is specifically interested in circulating tumor cell clusters – clumps of cancer cells with significantly increased metastatic potential – and gaining experimental insight into their origins, attributes, and vulnerabilities.

 

Find out more about the work of the Cheung lab at: https://www.fredhutch.org/en/labs/profiles/cheung-kevin.html

 

Our research is generously supported by a DOD Era of Hope Scholar Award, the V Foundation, the Susan G. Komen Foundation, and the Burroughs Wellcome Fund. We are seeking highly motivated postdoc candidates interested in one of the following two research areas:

 

  1. Single cell seq and organoid biology - We are investigating the cellular composition of circulating tumor cell clusters and the different tumor and stromal interactions occurring within clusters. We are using single cell profiling, organoids, and murine models to screen these interactions and their roles during metastasis.
  1. Genome-scale library screening – We are dissecting the genetic programs controlling metastasis of tumor cell clusters and how these programs differ from single cell metastasis. Current projects involve CRISPR and drug library screens to identify genes and pathways that are essential for cluster-based metastasis.

Responsibilities

We are looking for candidates who are great communicators that value teamwork and can thrive in a fast paced environment. The ideal candidate will lead one of several core projects in our laboratory.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • A recent PhD or MD degree
  • At least two first author publications are required
  • Experience with organoids, library screening, and murine models is required
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a laboratory team


Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule:
Full time position, Salary DOE + excellent benefits.

 

Please apply with a CV, three professional references, and a motivation letter for why you are specifically interested in this job opportunity.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Cancer Genomics

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13622

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.

 

A postdoctoral position in the laboratory of Dr. Gavin Ha and the Computational Biology Program is available immediately. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who is interested in studying cancer and understanding the genetic and epigenetic basis driving cancer progression. Candidates who are excited about large/complex ‘omics’ data analysis and methods development for cancer research are encouraged to apply. The position has a duration of at least one year with a competitive salary and great benefits.

Responsibilities

The Ha lab is establishing a research program that uses new DNA sequencing technologies to study cancer genomes. The lab is also focused on research involving liquid biopsies, such as cell-free DNA, and developing new computational approaches to leverage these data for genome discovery and cancer burden monitoring. The research interests/projects in the Ha lab include:

  • Analysis of cancer genomes to understand tumor progression/evolution, metastatic disease, non-coding genome alterations, copy number alterations, genome rearrangements and 3D structure, mutational signatures
  • Development of novel computational algorithms for long-range (linked-reads or long-reads) whole genome sequencing of tumors
  • Analysis of linked-read whole genome sequencing data to uncover novel alterations driving metastatic prostate cancer
  • Analysis of cell-free DNA in plasma samples from patients under treatment
  • Development and analysis of sensitive approaches to detect tumor-derived DNA in cell-free DNA from patient blood plasma
  • The lab will work with collaborators to validate results using functional experiments
  • For examples of recent studies, see PMID:29909985, PMID:29109393, PMID:25060187
  • https://gavinhalab.github.io/

 

Candidates with strong interest and/or expertise in any of these research areas are highly encouraged to apply

  • Cancer genomics, liquid biopsies, tumor evolution/heterogeneity
  • Application of statistical modeling, algorithm design, artificial intelligence to study cancer and genetics
  • Analysis of large, complex genome, epigenome, or transcriptome data

Qualifications

Applicants must have a PhD in one of these disciplines: Computational biology, bioinformatics, computer science, data science, statistics, computer/electrical engineering, physics, or other related fields

Applicants should have some of the following skills and experience:

  • Work well in team environments; strong communication/organization skills; detail-oriented
  • Strong programming experience (R, Python, Matlab, Java, C/C++, Perl or other languages for research)
  • Experience with high performance computing environments and cloud computing environments is a plus
  • Experience with analyzing sequencing data is considered a strong asset
  • Applicants must have a demonstrated publication track record.
  • A background in cancer biology (esp in prostate or breast cancer) is considered a strong asset.

To apply, please submit your application with the following:

  • a several paragraph statement of research interests
  • CV
  • names and email addresses of three references

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Health Outcomes Research

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13802

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 with minimal side effects. 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.

 

The Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research (HICOR), in collaboration with Bayer HealthCare, is seeking applications for a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship in health economics and outcomes research. HICOR is located within Fred Hutch’s Public Health Sciences Division, and is built on the vision of reducing the human and economic burden of cancer for patients, families and society. The HICOR team works to develop and apply innovative scientific methods in health economics, clinical and public health research and data science to enhance value in cancer care and improve outcomes for patients.

 

The interdisciplinary research portfolio includes studies in cost-effectiveness alongside clinical trials, cancer care delivery research, pragmatic clinical trials, financial toxicity and economic burden, methods for comparative- and cost-effectiveness research, and cancer informatics. Bayer HealthCare is among the world’s foremost innovators in the field of pharmaceutical and medical products, and they research, develop, manufacture and market products to improve the health of people.

 

The successful candidate will spend twelve months on-site at Fred Hutch in Seattle, Washington followed by twelve months on-site at Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc, located in Whippany, New Jersey.

Responsibilities

We are offering the successful candidate an excellent opportunity to fully participate in the scientific aspects of this portfolio, including research proposal development, data analysis and reporting, manuscript preparation, and participation in national scientific meetings. The first year of the fellowship is conducted at Fred Hutch in Seattle. The objective of the first year is to provide the fellow with the training and experience necessary for conducting pharmacoeconomic research. They will be assigned pharmaceutical economics and general health policy, and taught methods of economic assessment, health services research design, and statistical analyses.

 

During the first few months of the program, the fellow will choose an individual academic advisor to work with them to design an individualized program to meet their goals. They will meet with their advisor on a regular basis to review progress, discuss work, review and assign current research articles. In addition, they will participate in a research seminar designed to provide them with experience in evaluation, critiquing, preparing, and presenting scholarly research during each quarter of the first year, and will be expected to present a report on their independent research once during the first year.

 

The fellow will be required to participate in at least one ongoing research project with a member of the faculty and are encouraged to develop, under the supervision of the faculty mentor, at least one research proposal on a Bayer compound to be submitted to Bayer for approval. Research proposals shall be implemented while fellows are at Fred Hutch but may continue into the second year of the program. Research will be managed by the fellow under the supervision of Fred Hutch faculty and Bayer researchers.

 

During the second year of training the fellow will be part of Bayer’s US Health Economics and Outcome Research team and will conduct an approved pharmacoeconomic study in the therapeutic area of oncology. This part of the program is designed to allow fellows to learn about the role of pharmacoeconomic research in the drug development and evaluation process within the industry setting. The research may be on an existing or experimental oncology product, a therapeutic class of oncology drugs, or an oncology disease state of interest to Bayer.

 

In addition to completing their individual research project(s), the fellow will participate in ongoing pharmacoeconomic evaluations or other projects assigned by their Bayer preceptor. They will have the opportunity to interact with departments involved in clinical research, commercial development, and regulatory affairs at Bayer to learn how economic analyses are used by the pharmaceutical industry, and will also learn how Bayer uses clinical, epidemiologic and pharmacoeconomic data to support the utilization of its products. The fellow will be expected to present the results of any individual research projects to Fred Hutch faculty, graduate students, and other post-doctoral fellows as well as to their colleagues at Bayer.

 

Qualifications

Eligible candidates will have a medical degree and/or doctoral level degree in economics, health economics, medicine, pharmacy, epidemiology or related subjects. For those holding the MD or PharmD degree, completion of a clinical residency or equivalent experience is encouraged.

 

Candidates should submit an application consisting of curriculum vitae, a letter of intent, and three letters of recommendation.

 

Please be advised: Employment-based visa requirements exclude F-1, H-1B and E-3 applicants from participating in this fellowship. Please review guidelines carefully.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Methods for Cancer Biomarkers

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13833

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.

Responsibilities

A Post-Doctoral Research Fellow position is available in Dr. Yingye Zheng’s group at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The successful applicant will develop and apply novel statistical methods for biomarker development and outcome prediction. The Fellow will engage in methodological research in longitudinal and time-to-event data analysis as well as statistical learning for electronic medical data. The Fellow will also have opportunities to participate both in prospective cohort study with longitudinal markers and medical studies using electronic medical records for outcome evaluation and developing cutting-edge statistical methods to address new challenges in these data.

 

The position is available immediately and for up to two years.

Qualifications

  • PhD or equivalent degree in Statistics or Biostatistics
  • Strong theoretical, computational, and communication skills are desired
  • Knowledge and experiences in survival and longitudinal data analysis, causal inference, missing data analysis and machine learning are preferred
  • Ability to write efficient programs in R

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Molecular and Genetic Cancer Epidemiology

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13801

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.

 

A post-doctoral research position is available in the Public Health Sciences Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. We are seeking a recent or prospective doctoral graduate (Ph.D. or equivalent qualification) with a background molecular and genetic cancer epidemiology or related subject areas. This could include, but is not limited to, training in epidemiology, quantitative genetics, statistical genetics, or a closely related field (please note that this is NOT a laboratory-based position). The postdoctoral fellow/research associate will work directly with Dr. Polly Newcomb and another investigator in Public Health Sciences on analyzing data from large-scale molecular epidemiological studies for cancer. Data analyses could include working with targeted tumor sequencing data, germline GWAS data, and harmonized epidemiologic and clinical outcomes data in well characterized cancer cases and controls from sizeable studies. 

Responsibilities

The postdoctoral candidate will primarily work on integrative tumor analyses. The successful applicant will work on multidisciplinary research teams to perform data analyses, develop and/or implement novel statistical methodology, incorporate functional genetic information, and publish research results. The incumbent will be expected to work independently to complete data analysis. In addition, they will participate in the presentation of research, as well as in the writing of publications to disseminate the analyses. 

Qualifications

A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required. The position requires a highly motivated individual with excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Expertise in computational methods for the analysis of complex, high-dimensional genotype data is desirable, as are experience using high-performance computing and a thorough knowledge of high dimensional data resources (such as ENCODE and ROADMAP) for functional annotations.

 

Please note that due to funding requirements, a qualified candidate must be a US citizen or permanent resident.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Multi-omics Epidemiology

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13972

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.


A postdoctoral research position in molecular epidemiology with focus on multi-omics approaches in ethnically diverse populations is available at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The Hutchinson Center provides a challenging academic and supportive multi-disciplinary research environment.

Responsibilities

We are seeking a recent or prospective doctoral graduate (Ph.D. or equivalent qualification) with a background in Epidemiology and related subject areas. This could include, but is not limited to, training in quantitative genetics, bioinformatics with training in quantitative science, statistical genetics, or a closely related field (please note that this is NOT a laboratory-based position).

 

The postdoctoral fellow will work directly with Drs. Charles Kooperberg and Ulrike Peters on analyzing large-scale multi-omics data, including gene expression/RNA sequencing, genotyping/DNA sequencing, methylation and metabolomic data from diverse participants. Participants are enrolled in large cohort studies as well as Biobanks with detailed electronic health record data as part of the Population Architecture using Genetics and Epidemiology (PAGE) consortium and phenotyped for multiple outcomes, including cardiovascular diseases, cancer, type 2 diabetes, blood traits, anthropometric traits and intermediate biomarkers, such as lipids, glucose, insulin or inflammatory markers. The successful applicant will work on multidisciplinary research teams to perform data analyses, develop and/or implement novel statistical methodology, and publish research results. The incumbent will be expected to work independently to complete data analysis. In addition, they will have numerous opportunities to present results at local and PAGE meetings as well as national meetings.

Qualifications

A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required with background in epidemiology, quantitative/statistical genetics, bioinformatics or a closely related field. Expertise in computational methods for the analysis of complex, high-dimensional data is desirable, as is a thorough knowledge of high dimensional data resources (such as GTEx, or ENCODE). The position requires a highly motivated individual with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Statistical Genetics

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 12041

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.

 

Responsibilities

James Dai’s research group seeks a post-doctoral fellow in statistical genetics and genomics.

 

The fellow will work closely with James Dai and other group members to develop statistical methodologies and computational algorithms in the areas of genetic epidemiology, cancer genetics, epigenetics and genomics. Particular research topics include, but are not limited to, gene-treatment interaction, mediation methods, genomic regional test, eQTL, meQTL and TWAS methods. The fellow will lead manuscript writing in statistics and genetics, and present methods and discoveries in meetings and conferences. The fellow will also engage with collaborators in epidemiology, genomics and medicine,  providing statistical consultation and technical support.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to identify and address statistical challenges from epidemiologic and biological questions, develop rigorous statistical and computational methods, and implement methods through efficient programs and algorithms. The candidate will have effective communication and writing skills to present in statistical and genetic meetings, provide consultations and lead manuscript writing.


Qualified candidates must have at least a PhD degree in Bioinformatics, Genomics, Biostatistics, or related quantitative field. In addition, preferred candidates will have experience in collaborating with research scientists and performing bioinformatics/genomics data analysis.  

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Statistical Genomics

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 12144

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.

 

A post-doctoral research fellowship is now open at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The fellow will be primarily involved in development and application of statistical methodology within the context of high-dimensional genomic and microbiome studies, but the specific areas of methodological research can be flexible, depending on the fellow's interests and skills.

 

The fellow will be supervised by Dr. Michael Wu and will have the opportunity to interact with other statistical faculty in the program as well as the opportunity to collaborate with top scientists at Fred Hutch and across the country.

Responsibilities

The fellow will be involved in development and application of methods for high-dimensional genomic data, such as genetic, metabolomic, and microbiome data. Many challenges exist for analyzing these new types of data, providing exciting opportunities for the development of novel statistical methods. With the data being directly collected from forefront research projects, this work has the potential to be truly high-impact. The fellow will also have the opportunity to interact with leading experts in biomedical science, and to establish a broad research network for their future career.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or equivalent in Statistics, Biostatistics or in a similar quantitative field
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong computing skills (R)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with statistical methods for high dimensional data and with genomic data analysis are a plus

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow- Statistical Genomics

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13150

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.

Responsibilities

The fellow will be developing statistical methodology to tackle forefront research problems in high-dimensional genomics and onco-data science. Many challenges exist for analyzing these new types of data, providing exciting opportunities for the development of novel statistical methods. The research questions are directly motivated from cutting-edge projects funded by NIH, ensuring that the work will be highly impactful. Besides conducting methodology work, the fellow will also have the opportunity to collaborate with top scientists at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and build research network across the country.

Qualifications

Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics or in a similar quantitative field. Solid training in statistical theory and applications. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong computing skills.

  • A cover letter is required with a research statement
  • Provide the names and contact information of 3 references

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow: Deep Learning and Immunology

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13842

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.

Responsibilities

We have an open postdoc position to work on combining deep learning with immunological knowledge to predict and understand the evolution and function of adaptive immune receptors. This includes both learning the statistical distribution of immune receptors, and understanding the mechanistic process of B cell somatic hypermutation in detail. The successful candidate will have a strong background in at least one of deep learning or immunology, and ideally both.

 

You can find out more about our group by visiting: 

http://matsen.fredhutch.org/
http://github.com/matsengrp

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in immunology, computer science, math, statistics, or another relevant area
  • Strong computer programming skills
  • Clear ability for independent research

If you are interested in this position, please submit the following materials:

  • Two representative publications
  • Code samples
  • CV

Program Administrator, Prevention Center - Part Time

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Executive and Management
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13560

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.


Job summary

Provide operations, fiscal management, and administrative support to Prevention Center (PC) facility resource managers (research clinic and processing laboratory, exercise testing, human nutrition) and act as central contact between shared resources, investigators, legal, human resources, and other Center Departments on behalf of the PC.


Scope of responsibilities

The incumbent works under the supervision of the Prevention Center Director(s) and uses judgment in determining the needs of study clients, assisting clients with selection of PC services and helping to draft text for grant applications. Establishes budgets for optimum operation of each of the PC facilities and the Center as a whole, and represents the PC in negotiations and interactions with other Fred Hutch departments/divisions. Must be able to operate in compliance with all aspects of IRB and HIPAA regulations with respect to all interactions and correspondence concerning human subjects.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor the activities of each PC Resource to assure appropriate staffing, capacity, resource and equipment upgrades and use to optimize revenue and assure solvency of the facility.
  • Fiscally manage the resource by monitoring the PC user fee and Center-related budgets to assure appropriate allocations and management within budget parameters. Prepare annual budget request(s) with accurate reports and justifications for resource support.
  • Personnel management to include hiring, onboarding, payroll, effort reporting, feedback and coaching, performance management, and training.
  • Serve as PC central contact by reviewing and establishing appropriate services and fee schedules for prospective clients. Assist clients in the preparation of PC specific information for grant applications and respond to general questions regarding PC protocols.
  • Participate in the intake activities of each prospective client requesting services of the PC. Discuss with client the nature of the study and whether it fits the criteria for PC use. Make introductions between prospective client and facility manager(s) as indicated by type of study and resource facility identified based on service request.
  • Participate in client and facility meetings to provide information on application process, documents and information required by the Oversight Committee in application review, and activities to be considered in budgeting for PC services/use.
  • Review materials submitted in application for PC services. Highlight information in study protocol that involve PC facilities submit full package to OC for review and determination for PC use. Act as liaison between OC and study staff to facilitate study implementation.
  • Work with facility staff to provide full understanding of the research protocol and all activities involving the PC to develop a work schedule, a cost estimate that will be acceptable to the client and is within the client-established budget for PC use. Negotiate with the client to establish a use and cost that is agreeable.
  • Establish and deliver to the client a fee agreement based on negotiated and accepted cost estimates and parameters for PC service delivery. Coordinate the timing and scheduling of new client services consistent with staffing levels and facility capacity.
  • With the assistance of Shared Resources Administration, periodically review and update the fee schedule for PC services, provide report on use and capacity as required for facility Center support and annual Oversight Committee review.
  • Schedule and set the agenda for a monthly PC Manager’s meeting to keep Director(s) advised of resource activities, determine needs of each resource to maintain its competitiveness in the research environment and troubleshoot any operational, client or volunteer issues for resolution.
  • Schedule and set the agenda for the annual Oversight Committee meeting to keep members informed of role changes and chair rotations, review with members any legal or industry changes that will impact prevention research operations, and review budgets to keep members apprised of challenges and fiscal position.
  • Update PC Standard Operating Procedures as required.
  • Act as spokesperson for the PC and provide periodic presentations on behalf of Fred Hutch as requested by Development or other Hutch departments/divisions.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Operations management with minimum 5 years experience as a Department or Project manager in a clinical or research environment
  • Must have experience in budget development and fiscal management, must be computer literate and have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Bachelors degree with 5 years experience in a medical or research environment required
  • MPH, MS or graduate level education in health sciences preferred

Please submit cover letter with your resume.

Project Coordinator I, Community Outreach and Engagement

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13912

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.


The Office of Community Outreach and Engagement (OCOE) (formerly the Health Disparities Research Center) is seeking a full-time Project Coordinator to coordinate administrative, research, and programmatic activities in support of the OCOE. This position will assist in the implementation of activities that support the OCOE.

 

The work of the Project Coordinator will involve tasks such as developing project timelines, program processes, administrative materials, meeting organization, carrying out complex research and administrative assignments, and coordinating study implementation. All of this is in effort toward OCOE's broader goals of meeting the needs of medically underserved populations and expanding our collective knowledge of the health disparities affecting different communities.

Responsibilities

The Project Coordinator will report to the OCOE Program Administrator.  Under general supervision, the Project Coordinator will work independently in performing daily responsibilities, referring OCOE program/project issues to the administrator and Program Leads as necessary.  

 

The Project Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to facilitate and coordinate interactions with individuals and groups to support the OCOE in its research, inreach, and outreach activities to medically underserved communities in the 13-county catchment area. 

 

The Project Coordinator will support outreach and research implementation plans, assist in monitoring progress, communicate effectively with the OCOE team when roadblocks exist, assist in developing proposed solutions, and conduct daily operational work to ensure that the overall project goals and deliverables are met. Excellent communication and organizational skills, and ability to produce high-quality work within a collaborative team are critical to this position. 

 

The Project Coordinator will perform some or all of the following responsibilities:

  • Manage communications with OCOE team, serving as OCOE liaison to outside collaborators, other research sites, sponsors and Center departments.
  • Schedule and plan meetings, including developing effective agendas, developing/providing background materials, documenting decisions in meeting minutes, and coordinating follow-up activities to ensure actions items/objectives are completed within designated time frame.
  • Arrange community and institutional meetings and conferences with multiple stakeholders.  Attend meetings, monitor activities to ensure objectives have been met within designated time frame, and coordinate follow-up activities.
  • Coordinate administrative, research and outreach activities, ensuring all projects are completed according to project/study timelines by tracking study progress.  Prepare progress reports.
  • Administer policies and procedures according to protocol, IRB, grant/contract and Center specifications.
  • Draft and coordinate submission of Human Subjects Research applications. 
  • Assist with development of research materials which may include study protocols, consent forms, questionnaires, interview scripts, data collection instruments, and educational materials. Develop, review, edit, and revise administrative materials.
  • Assist in developing study abstracts and posters for scientific meetings. Prepare project summaries for lay and scientific audiences.
  • Coordinate the submission of study results, articles, and manuscripts for publication.
  • Coordinate grant/contract application and renewal process.
  • Manage project/study database(s) and work with programmers in developing and upgrading database to ensure maximum effectiveness.       
  • Monitor project/study expenses, ensuring that all financial allocations and expenditures are in accordance with grant/contract regulations and institutional guidelines.
  • Performs other responsibilities as required.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • BA/BS with minimum of two years post-bachelor's relevant project coordination experience. 
  • High level of attention to detail, excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent written skills.  Outstanding interpersonal, customer service and verbal communication skills
  • Must have demonstrated cultural humility
  • Demonstrated excellent human relations, facilitation and influencing skills to deal effectively with a broad range of people
  • Ability to collaborate effectively across multiple organizations
  • Experience managing multiple projects from inception to completion
  • Ability to think critically and synthesize complex issues to move project forward
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Flexibility in work hours

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working in an academic or scientific research environment
  • Strong computer skills, including database creation and management. Knowledge of EndNote, REDCap, and experience with IRB/Human Subjects Research, and principles Good Clinical Practice

Project Manager III

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Administrative Support
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14131

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.

 

This position manages the operation and database of the National Wilms Tumor Study.

Responsibilities

This position reports to the Primary Investigator of the study and will:

  1. Manage staff, data, timelines, and progress for the study
  2. Track study progress and prepare reports
  3. Submit quarterly data reports to NCI’s Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program
  4. Manage the study database and servers
  5. Collaborate and liaise with co-investigators and other researchers interested in conducting research with study data
  6. Abstract study data for analysis
  7. Provide IT desktop support for study staff and other duties when needed

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in related field required, MA/MS desired
  • Minimum of five years project/database management experience in a research setting
  • Proficient with Oracle database, SQL programming and management of Linux servers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill

Research Technician I

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13891

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.


A research technician position (full-time) is immediately available in the Cheung laboratory within Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Translational Research Program. The Cheung lab focuses on molecular mechanisms explaining why tumor cells invade and metastasize as clusters of cells. Through our studies, we aim to uncover the fundamental principles of collective migration, intercellular signaling, and multicellular drug resistance. Our ultimate mission is to guide the innovation of new therapies for metastatic breast cancer patients.

Responsibilities

This position will work under the Principal Investigator and a senior laboratory technician, and work with the laboratory personnel. The individual will use discretion and judgment in carrying out the following job duties. In addition to work aiding others in the laboratory, the individual will be responsible for conducting and completing an individual research project.

  • Culture murine and human organoids for 3D culture experiments.
  • Assist in management of our murine colony, including breeding, genotyping, and weaning litters.
  • Conduct immunofluorescent staining of tissues, followed by imaging and analysis.
  • Conduct time-lapse microscopy of tumor organoids
  • Conduct literature reviews to assist in determining most suitable methods to be used in research.
  • Will have the opportunity to perform an individual research project
  • Assist in publication of results by proofreading, editing, and contributing ideas
  • May perform statistical analyses, write computer programs, or manage research database
  • Assist in general lab maintenance and tasks
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in the biological sciences and prior research lab experience outside of coursework required. Experience with either culturing and expanding mammalian cells or working with murine models required. Two or more years of professional research lab experience preferred. The ideal candidate will be highly-organized, have a demonstrated strong attention to detail, and an enthusiasm to conduct new techniques.

Research Technician I, Imaging and Immunology

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13464

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.

 

A joint research technician position (full-time) is immediately available in two laboratories; the Laboratory for the Study of Metastatic Microenvironments in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Translational Research Program and the Beronja Lab in the Hutch’s Human Biology Division. This is a unique opportunity to drive a technically rigorous, cutting-edge project aimed at advancing work to develop high-fidelity models of cancer immunotherapy.


We are looking for a dynamic, bright, meticulous, and highly motivated individual with strong interest in immunology, microsurgery, and pre-clinical work. You will be responsible for performing standard and investigative laboratory work to support our research programs. This will include working with murine models to conduct ultrasound-guided procedures, and conducting highly organized pre-clinical experiments with a number of experimental endpoints.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will work jointly under two Principal Investigators. The individual will use discretion and judgment in carrying out the following job duties:

  • Perform ultrasound-guided microsurgeries
  • Prepare and monitor animals during and after surgeries (including weekends), and over the course of in vivo imaging sessions
  • Become adept at a number of different tumor models, and conduct pre-clinical experiments to test therapeutics
  • Breed a number of transgenic strains, genotype offspring and take meticulous note of resulting genotypes/phenotypes
  • Generate expression plasmids and produce lentivirus
  • Conduct literature reviews, data analyses and presentation
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree in the biological sciences and at least one-year experience in basic laboratory skills is required. Specialization in immunology is a plus. Independent research experience outside of laboratory course work is strongly desired. The ideal candidate will be meticulous, self-driven, enthusiastic, extremely well-organized, and excited to learn and conduct new surgical techniques.

Research Technician I, Intravital Imaging

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13460

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.


A research technician position (full-time) is immediately available in a laboratory within Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Translational Research Program. The Laboratory for the Study of Metastatic Microenvironments focuses on understanding the biology underlying disseminated tumor cell (DTC) dormancy and formulating therapeutic means to eradicate dormant DTCs.


We are looking for a dynamic, bright, highly organized, and highly motivated individual with strong interest in microsurgery and imaging, who will be responsible for performing standard and investigative laboratory work in support of scientific research. This will include working with murine models to prepare them for intravital imaging, and piloting these imaging sessions.

Responsibilities

This position will work under the Principal Investigator and work with postdoctoral fellows in the lab. The individual will use discretion and judgment in carrying out the following job duties:

  • Perform small animal surgeries to prepare for intravital imaging. These include cranial window implantation and abdominal window implantation.
  • Prepare and monitor animals during and after surgeries (including weekends), and during live imaging sessions.
  • Establish optimal settings to acquire high-resolution videos from said imaging sessions.
  • Breed a number of transgenic strains, genotype offspring and take meticulous note of resulting genotypes/phenotypes.
  • Conduct literature reviews to assist in determining most suitable methods to be used in research.
  • Perform statistical analyses and write computer programs to analyze data.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in bioengineering, biophysics or biological sciences and at least one-year experience in basic laboratory skills is required
  • Independent research experience outside of laboratory course work is strongly desired
  • The ideal candidate will be meticulous, self-driven, enthusiastic, well-organized, and excited to learn and conduct new surgical techniques

Research Technician I/II, Advanced Genomics

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13699

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.


A research technician position (full-time) is immediately available in the Bielas laboratory within Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Translational Research Program. The Bielas lab pursues a broad-based methodological approach to elucidate the fundamental and clinical implications of nuclear and mitochondrial DNA mutations in the pathogenesis of cancer and age-related disease.

Responsibilities

This position will work under the Principal Investigator and work with the laboratory personnel. The individual will use discretion and judgment in carrying out the following job duties. In addition to work aiding other in the laboratory, the individual will be responsible for conducting and completing an individual research project. Responsibilities include:

  • 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 data base.
  • Additional tasks that may be assigned include: scheduling, purchasing supplies, quality improvement projects, and others as needed.

Qualifications

  • Research Technician I - Bachelor's degree in a related scientific discipline and prior research laboratory experience required
  • Research Technician II - Bachelor's degree in a related scientific discipline and a minimum of 2 years of professional research laboratory experience required

We are looking for a dynamic, highly organized, and highly motivated individual who will be responsible for performing standard and investigative laboratory work in support of scientific research. A strong background in molecular and cellular biology including cloning, transfection/infection of cells, and PCR is essential. Experience in bioinformatics, tissue culture, QPCR, ddPCR, NGS, mutational assays, and FACs is highly desirable.

Research Technician II, Spatial Single-Cell RNA Sequencing

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13738

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.


The Fred Hutch Innovation Laboratory (FHIL) at Fred Hutch seeks an enthusiastic and highly motivated technician to join a team of scientists working in a multi-disciplinary environment on the forefront of fundamental and immunotherapy research. The FHIL is a new collaborative initiative of the Immunotherapy and Translational Data Science Integrated Research Centers (IIRC and TDS_IRC) with a mission to advance the introduction and development of new immuno-oncology research technologies. The FHIL will spur in-house development and early adoption of novel techniques, including advanced single cell RNA spatial sequencing, T- and B-cell receptor sequencing, and other DNA/RNA-based technologies.


The FHIL will initially be housed in the Bielas Lab, under the direction of Dr. Bielas. Working with Dr. Bielas, the successful candidate will function with a high degree of independence as they manage daily activities.


The successful candidate will test new technologies, compare and develop protocols and use these technologies to support ongoing research in immune-oncology. This person will be responsible for comparing and improving protocols, generating data to compare technologies, benchmarking technologies in collaboration with computational biology collaborators. The technician will perform bench-level experiments, operate analytical instruments, and compile and verify the accuracy of experimental data. The technician will also maintain detailed laboratory records, analyze data, and report on experimental results.


This position requires a high level of organization, a keen eye for detail, and accurate and thorough record keeping. We seek a candidate who is consistent in executing lab protocols and can swiftly adapt and troubleshoot new ones. This position will be extended to a candidate who is creative, passionate, persistent, patient, and critical, with a strong sense of independence, initiative, and drive to propel work forward. We seek a committed candidate who is an effective communicator of science; who is confident and proactive, with excellent interpersonal skills, discipline, readiness to learn and contribute, and eagerness to take on new challenges.

Responsibilities

  • Compare and refine protocols for single-cell RNA sequencing and other DNA/RNA based technologies
  • Generate data to compare new technologies; many of these technologies will focus on single cell techniques but are not limited to this area
  • Maintain laboratory records of all testing and protocol development and report on the performed work as necessary
  • Perform bench experiments, generate sequencing libraries, and compile other components of the downstream analysis of large experiments for immunotherapy researchers
  • Maintain laboratory stocks, cultures, cell lines, reagents, and other supplies
  • Manage a research database and maintain detailed electronic records
  • Conduct literature reviews to assist in experimental design, including the identification of alternate methods
  • Assist in the preparation of scientific manuscripts by contributing ideas, proofreading, and copy editing

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology or related field
  • 2 years of related post-college experience working in a laboratory
  • Molecular biology experience
  • The candidate must be detail oriented and a fast and willing learner.
  • A strong background in molecular and cellular biology, including cloning, transfection/infection of cells, and PCR is essential

Preferred:

  • The ideal candidate is interested in 2+ years in the iLab.
  • Experience in tissue culture, QPCR, ddPCR, NGS, mutational assays, FACs and bioinformatics is highly desirable.

Software Development Engineer II

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Information Technology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13944

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.

 

This Position will provide systems analysis and programming support to the Comprehensive Center for the Advancement of Scientific Strategies (COMPASS).  COMPASS primarily functions as a coordination center for cancer research consortia including responsibilities for data collection, management and dissemination.  This position will work independently and as part of a systems support unit to build, maintain and enhance custom built web applications that collect and manage research data for multi-site studies.

Responsibilities

  • Elicit requirements
  • Develop software features and reports to meet user specifications and regulatory compliance
  • Modify existing complex classic ASP and .NET programs
  • Test & debug new and modified software
  • Assist in the design of applications to meet user specifications
  • Create and maintain documentation
  • Assist in creation of application architecture and design for small projects
  • Collaborate with other members of IT staff and end users
  • Trouble-shoot and fix bugs
  • Deliver through all stages of the software development lifecycle
  • Follow software development best practices
  • Participate in code and design reviews
  • Perform other responsibilities as required

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or related field desired
  • 2 year professional web application development experience with ASP.NET and classic ASP on MS IIS Server
  • Hands-on programming experience using C#, VB Script, JavaScript, HTML, CCS and .NET Web Service. MS SQL Server
  • Solid knowledge of relational database, programming and implementing SQL Server databases with stored procedures, database functions and ODBC and OLEDB database connectivity methods
  • Strong analytical abilities and problem solving skills
  • UI Development experience
  • Enjoys working in a team environment and has a proven record of positive contributions to the work of the team
  • Demonstrated ability to manage ever-changing priorities and multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work well with a diverse group of people


Preferred qualifications:

  • SharePoint programming
  • SAS programming
  • Experience coding to meet HIPAA and/or FDA validation requirements
  • Interest in biomedical research

Specimen Inventory Assistant

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Laboratory Research Sciences
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 13910

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.

 

The Epidemiology Program at Fred Hutch is in the process of inventorying a large collection of paraffin embedded tissue specimens. Multiple assistants are needed to help with this process.

Responsibilities

These are part-time positions, 2-4 hours per day, 3-5 days per week. Assistants will work in teams of two to help with data entry, labeling, and organizing tissue specimens into a new storage location.

Qualifications

Qualified individuals must be:

  • High School graduation or equivalent
  • Detail oriented
  • Able to accurately enter data into the specimen database
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to work closely with different personalities
  • Able to follow procedures and instructions exactly

Statistical Research Associate II (part-time)

FH Public Health Sciences Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 14023

Overview

Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch), 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. Fred Hutch is an active partner in the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), which brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s and UW Medicine. Join us and make a difference! Careers Start Here.

 

We are seeking a part-time (50% FTE) Statistical Research Associate II (SRA) for research projects within the Cancer Prevention Program, Division of Public Health Sciences that use both clinical trials and observational studies to examine a broad range of lifestyle modifications (diet, physical activity, weight management) and complementary/integrative therapies for cancer prevention and control, especially in under-resourced and vulnerable populations. Data management and data analyses will be conducted for several new and ongoing clinical trials and cohort studies. The SRA will be involved in collaborative, interdisciplinary research to manage data and conduct analyses in clinical trials and observational cohorts of cancer survivors, as well as individuals at high risk of developing cancer. Clinical trials test behavioral and electronic health interventions (e.g., physical activity trackers, apps, and websites) that generate high dimensional data. We are seeking a master’s-level statistician or biostatistician to support our team. The SRA will have an opportunity to work with several collaborators and there will be opportunities to participate in peer-reviewed scientific publications

Responsibilities

The SRA will work with multidisciplinary research teams and directly with investigators to implement data quality control procedures, assist in determining optimum statistical study designs, lead in the data management and perform data analyses, and support the development and implementation of statistical methods relevant for clinical trial and observational cohort studies. The SRA will collaborate with investigators and research teams across multiple sites. The SRA will derive diet, physical activity, quality of life, and biomarker data from complex datasets. Tasks will also include conducting quality control analyses.  The SRA will prepare written summaries, data completion reports, and tables of results, and will document statistical analyses and assist with manuscript preparation.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in statistics or biostatistics
  • Demonstrated ability and skills in working with R and SAS statistical programming
  • Proficiency in parallel computing with good programming skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organization skills with a proven ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Demonstrated ability to work well within interdisciplinary teams and collaborations
  • Experience working with clinical trials and observational studies
  • Statistical and computational methods for the analysis of complex, high-dimensional data
  • An interest in transforming health care delivery and policy
  • Experience on large scale clinical trials

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