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Biostatistician III-IV

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 22000

Overview

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit, unified adult cancer care and research center that is clinically integrated with UW Medicine, a world leader in clinical care, research and learning. The first National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Pacific Northwest, Fred Hutch’s global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy, and COVID-19 vaccines has confirmed our reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy, and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.


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


The Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention (SCHARP) at Fred Hutch is a full service statistical and data management center focused on HIV prevention research and COVID-19 vaccine development. Within SCHARP, the Vaccine Immunology Statistical Center (VISC) partners with world-class research programs and immunological laboratories to tackle global public health initiatives in infectious disease.  VISC operates within two global research networks: the Collaboration for AIDS Vaccine Discovery (CAVD) and the Global Health Discovery Collaboratory (GHDC), both supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

 

VISC is seeking a Biostatistician III/IV. Biostatistician provide statistical support across a breadth of applications including pre-clinical and clinical trials of novel vaccines and passive immunization regimens, as well as infectious disease observational studies. We work with high-dimensional single-cell, next generation sequencing, and multiplex immunoassay data, with the overarching goal of improving our understanding of the immune system and correlates of protection provided by vaccines. Our methodological focus ranges from traditional biostatistics, to ML/AI, and dynamic modeling.  We are particularly interested in candidates who are curious and willing to learn, passionate about science and improving global health, and who are excited to be part of a collaborative multidisciplinary team that supports professional growth and personal well-being. We value scientific rigor, open science, inclusion and diversity.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with PhD biostatisticians and computational biologists, statistical research associates and statistical programmers, data scientists, project managers, laboratory scientists, clinicians, and other subject-matter experts to provide statistical support for immunological assay analyses from preclinical, clinical, and observational studies.
  • Identify statistical and computational methods to properly address scientific questions.
  • Generate professional and reproducible reports for distribution to external clients.
  • Participate in analysis data specifications, code and/or writing review, and verification of reports prepared by programmers, statisticians, or other team members.
  • Contribute to and review study documents including protocol drafts, statistical analysis plans, scientific abstracts and manuscripts, and other documents as required.
  • Participate in internal, study team, organizational, and scientific meetings.
  • Participate in internal project initiatives to develop new tools and processes, evaluate new statistical software packages, or explore other solutions for improving workflows and team collaboration.
  • Represent VISC and SCHARP at professional meetings.
  • Mentor or formally supervise more junior SRAs as required. Conduct performance reviews of direct reports.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

 

Level III

  • MS or PhD degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, or related field with demonstrated work experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years of related work experience is required.
  • Proficiency with R.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of general statistical practice within clinical trials.
  • Thorough understanding of statistical programming process and best practices.
  • Functional understanding of GCP and regulatory requirements.
  • Proven track record of collaboration with internal colleagues.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
     

Level IV

  • Level III minimum qualifications plus:
    • A minimum of 5 years of related work experience is required
    • High-level proficiency with R 
    • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a senior, lead or management role
    • Minimum of 1 year of experience statistical project management
    • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
    • Proven track record of collaboration with external partners


 
Preferred qualifications:

 

Level III

  • 4+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with laboratory assay data.
  • Interest or demonstrated experience in pharmacokinetics or mathematical modeling
  • Experience with R-markdown.
  • Experience with Git, GitHub, or other version control software.
  • Demonstrated specialized knowledge of statistical practice for laboratory assay data.
  • Proven track record of collaboration with external collaborators.

Level IV

  • 6+ years of relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated specialized knowledge of statistical practice for laboratory assay data.
  • 2+ years of experience in a senior, lead or management role
  • 2+ years of experience in statistical project management
  • Functional understanding of network needs and objectives
  • Able to lead network-specific statistical tasks with minimal supervision

 


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

 

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

Clinical Data Management, Manager

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 21337

Overview

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit, unified adult cancer care and research center that is clinically integrated with UW Medicine, a world leader in clinical care, research and learning. The first National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Pacific Northwest, Fred Hutch’s global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy, and COVID-19 vaccines has confirmed our reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy, and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.

 

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


The Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention (SCHARP) at Fred Hutch is a full service statistical and data management center focused on HIV prevention research and COVID-19 vaccine development. SCHARP has an annual budget of over $40 million, more than 180 employees and is currently managing over 40 active phase I – III clinical trials in over 150 clinical sites around the world. SCHARP is seeking a Clinical Data Management, Manager. The Manager, Clinical Data Management (CDM) reporting to the Director, Data Management will manage the day to day technical and functional performance of assigned Data Management staff. The Manager, CDM is responsible for integration and implementation of critical data management processes across the organization, providing cross training to all associated staff, and serving as an expert for problem -solving data management issues.

 

The Manager, CDM oversees and coordinates Data Management projects and acts as liaison to other groups at SCHARP as well as external customers. The Manager, CDM adheres to SCHARP Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Work Instructions (WIs), applicable clinical trial regulations, and study confidentiality requirements. The Manager, CDM will support multi-functional teams and will support CDM through experience and knowledge as departmental subject matter expert (SME). They will maintain program/project level perspective, focus and communicate effectively as the SME on technical and functional data management issues, activities, timelines and deliverables. The Manager, CDM is responsible for the direct supervision of Data Management staff and uses independent judgment for all personnel issues including hiring, training, evaluation, discipline, and as required termination of staff. The Manager works independently in performing both routine and non-routine tasks and uses best judgment in making decisions regarding all data management, quality control, study materials, and liaison tasks. They function independently with demonstrated decision -making ability in functional and technical matters within departmentally defined procedures and practices. The Manager, CDM will have advanced knowledge of GCDMP/GCP best practices and will be responsible for training and orientation of new CDMs in collaboration with tenured CDMs. The Manager, Clinical Data Management will be accountable to set the protocol/study specific priorities and ensure all data management timelines and procedures are executed with high attention to detail, accuracy and timeliness.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the work and work product of the Clinical Data Management staff and Supervisors assigned to include; day to day technical and functional oversight, determining resource requirements, assigning team tasks, developing timelines and creating plan documentation, hiring and termination, training, employee evaluations, prioritization of projects, time and quality assurance.
  • Create, review, and maintain project timelines and monitor progress of data management activities.
  • Review and approve database and CRF design, and data review guidelines for new studies. Review and approve the freeze and lock of studies ensuring that all work has been fully completed, documented and stored according to Standard Operating Procedures and protocol specific requirements.
  • Execute quality control activities such as preparing and carrying out internal database review, performing visual QC on data transfers.
  • Act as clinical data management liaison/lead to communicate study status, timeline updates, and scope change and escalate project and departmental issues or risks to internal teams and departmental leadership.
  • Identify and implement process improvements of SCHARP procedures and practices by chairing and/or participating on teams, committees and working groups.
  • Develop and maintain the standardization tools and training materials.
  • Work with other managers and departmental leadership to optimize practices, standards and tools to drive effective and efficient Clinical Data Management practices.
  • Contribute to the functional excellence of the team by participation in continuous improvement of processes, procedures, and tools related to data management practices.
  • Develop strong working relationships and maintain effective communication with employees, functional peers, research partners and SCHARP leadership.
  • Actively facilitate meetings, interactions and communication among stakeholders both internal and external.
  • Foster and promote the long-term development of the Clinical Data Managers and in support of great work environment.
  • Provide leadership to the Data Management staff in the absence of the Director as required.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of experience in CDM or related field disciplines or equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • 4+ years of experience in either a leadership role as a Team Leader/Manager, or a supervisory role within a CDM function in a clinical research setting.
  • Demonstrated leadership, management, supervisory, and collaboration skills across functions to drive effective and efficient Clinical Data Management practices.
  • Strong project management and organizational leadership experience.
  • Experience in the use of commercial clinical data management systems and EDC products.
  • Knowledge of clinical research, FDA & ICH, GCP, GCDMP, and related regulatory requirement.
     

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate degree in a science-related field with at least 10 years’ experience in data management with at least 5 years’ management experience in clinical research organization.
  • Advanced knowledge of regulatory and clinical research business requirements.
  • Experience with CDISC data standards.

 

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

 

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

Data Operations Project Manager II

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 22549

Overview

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit, unified adult cancer care and research center that is clinically integrated with UW Medicine, a world leader in clinical care, research and learning. The first National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Pacific Northwest, Fred Hutch’s global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy, and COVID-19 vaccines has confirmed our reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy, and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures for the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.

 

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

 

The Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology (BBE) program in the Vaccine & Infectious Disease Division (VIDD) is seeking a Data Operations Project Manager II to manage clinical research data-related projects and deliverables in collaboration with BBE faculty and external collaborators evaluating vaccines to prevent HIV/AIDS, SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19, Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases.

Responsibilities

The Data Operations Project Manager II will apply knowledge of clinical data management & research operations to:

  • Prioritize and monitor data operations activities, ensuring that research needs and timelines are met.
  • Serve as a liaison with internal project teams and external organizations.
  • Define and track deliverables, budgets, milestones, and timelines for new and existing research projects.
  • Review project plans and data specifications to identify discrepancies and inconsistencies.
  • Coordinate and oversee the investigation and resolution of data discrepancies.
  • Manage projects, plan and facilitate meetings, and document activities described above.
  • Perform other tasks related to study data management operations, as required.
  • Some travel, including international travel, may be required. (less than 10% time) Flexible work hours required due to occasional international conference calls.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in biological science-related field.
  • Five years of related experience in a research setting.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite, especially Word and Excel.
  • Experience working with clinical trial data in a multidisciplinary team environment. Experience reading and writing technical documents.
  • Experience managing projects with multiple stakeholders.
  • Critical thinking skills and collaborative approach to problem solving.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with and knowledge of clinical trial data entry and management systems (e.g. Medidata Rave).
  • Familiarity with CDISC data standards.
  • Experience managing budgets.
  • Experience with Business Intelligence software (e.g. Power BI, Tableau).

 

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

 

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

Data Scientist II

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 21650

Overview

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit, unified adult cancer care and research center that is clinically integrated with UW Medicine, a world leader in clinical care, research and learning. The first National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Pacific Northwest, Fred Hutch’s global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy, and COVID-19 vaccines has confirmed our reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy, and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.

 

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

 

Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology (BBE) at Fred Hutch is seeking an experienced Data Scientist to work on multiple projects investigating the immunological correlates of vaccine protection for novel tuberculosis, HIV and COVID-19 vaccine candidates. The immune response to a vaccine can be variable across individuals, particularly for new vaccines that are in active development. Understanding the factors that impact vaccine response and identifying the features of the immune response that confer protection can provide critical feedback for vaccine refinement. As part of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network supported by the NIH Division of AIDS and the Global Health Vaccine Accelerator Program, supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation we are leading major computational efforts to integrate immunological datasets generated from human vaccine trials. Analysis datasets include those generated by multicolor flow cytometry, transcriptomics/RNAseq, T cell receptor repertoire sequencing, single-cell/CITE-seq, microbiome 16S and metagenomic sequencing, and multiplexed systems serology, among others. With this data we have the potential to understand the immunological mechanisms of vaccines and to accelerate efforts to improve their efficacy and get them to the clinic.

Responsibilities

The Data Scientist works closely with the PI, a computational biologist and biostatistician, and a growing team, to develop data pipelines, plan and conduct analyses, design and implement data visualizations, and help prepare figures for funding proposals and publication. The ideal candidate should have an appetite to understand and analyze new types of data, and a commitment to scientific rigor.

Qualifications

  • M.A., M.S. in computational biology, biostatistics, computer science, data science, bioinformatics or a related field. Candidates with Ph.D. also encouraged to apply.
  • 2 - 4 years of hands-on biological data science experience
  • Proficiency in Python and/or R programming, with knowledge of the appropriate tools and libraries for working with biological data
  • Demonstrated rigor and reproducibility through well organized and well documented code and/or committed to a public code repository (e.g. github)
  • Experience analyzing next-generation sequencing data (e.g., transcriptomics, immune repertoire, single-cell sequencing experiments)
  • Preference for candidates having familiarity with dimensionality reduction, regression models, machine learning and/or cloud infrastructure for scalable scientific computing
  • Outstanding organizational skills, attention to detail and effective communication are essential
  • Eagerness to learn about immunology, vaccines, microbial ecology, biostatistics or whatever the science demands

In addition to job duties at Fred Hutch, this position also requires access to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, which requires COVID-19 vaccination without exceptions.
Accordingly, as a condition of employment for this Fred Hutch position, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment. 

 

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

Intern, Research

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 22552

Overview

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit, unified adult cancer care and research center that is clinically integrated with UW Medicine, a world leader in clinical care, research and learning. The first National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Pacific Northwest, Fred Hutch’s global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy, and COVID-19 vaccines has confirmed our reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy, and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures for the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.

 

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

 

We are seeking an hourly summer Intern

 

By participating in a research internship at Fred Hutch, you will:

  • Be afforded an educational experience during which you will work on meaningful assignments
  • Receive professional training that would prepare you for a job in that field and at Fred Hutch
  • Be a part of a program that values diversity

Responsibilities

The intern position with focus on visualization of the output of epidemiological transmission models for web applications. Applicant will be joining a dynamic multi-disciplinary group which develops COVID transmission models for Washington State and Oregon. Among the key objectives of the modeling work are improving the understanding of SARS-CoV-2 transmission and COVID-19 disease dynamics, informing effective public health strategies, and guiding rational development of new preventive interventions. The position will require a substantial amount of programming in R, good organization and communication skills.

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program and pursuing a degree in computer science, mathematics, or statistics. Must be in your third year and entering fourth year of your degree program
  • Basic knowledge about calculus and statistics at college introductory level
  • Statistical programming experience with R is a required for data manipulation and data visualization
  • Experience with dplyr, shiny, and ggplot2 would helpful in this role
  • Experience with population models (epidemic, predator-prey) or is a plus

 

Preferred Key, Skills and Abilities

  • Accuracy
  • Highly responsible
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to independently search for solutions online
  • Demonstrable interest in research as a future career

Application deadline is June 3, 2022

 

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

 

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

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Statistical Methods Development

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 19347

Overview

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit, unified adult cancer care and research center that is clinically integrated with UW Medicine, a world leader in clinical care, research and learning. The first National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Pacific Northwest, Fred Hutch’s global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy, and COVID-19 vaccines has confirmed our reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy, and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.


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

Responsibilities

A Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available immediately in the Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology Program (BBE) of the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The successful applicant will work primarily on developing cutting-edge statistical methods motivated from high-impact collaborative projects in infectious diseases and cancer prevention, with a range of potential topics, including threshold regression models, kernel machine regression/classification, efficient study designs and methods for panel development towards disease early detection, treatment selection, and surrogate marker evaluation,  statistical methods for experimental assay, and others. The applicant will also have the opportunity to join collaborative projects and analyze large datasets with high public health significance.

 

Please visit our lab pages for more information: Fong Group and Huang Group.

Qualifications

PhD degree in biostatistics/statistics; strong theoretical background and programming skills; strong oral and written communication skills; strong independent problem solving skills. Excellence in R is required. Proficiency in C/C++ a plus. Experience with missing data methods, variable selection, biomarker evaluation, mixture models, high-dimensional data methods, causal inference, survival analysis, or clinical study design a plus.

 

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


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

Sr. Science Writer/Editor

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 21089

Overview

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit, unified adult cancer care and research center that is clinically integrated with UW Medicine, a world leader in clinical care, research and learning. The first National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Pacific Northwest, Fred Hutch’s global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy, and COVID-19 vaccines has confirmed our reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy, and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.

 

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


The HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) is the world’s largest publicly funded multi-disciplinary international collaboration facilitating the development of vaccines to prevent HIV/AIDS, through clinical research studies. Most recently, the COVID-19 Prevention Network (CoVPN) was formed by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the US National Institutes of Health to respond to the global pandemic. Using the infectious disease expertise of their existing research networks and global partners, NIAID has directed the HVTN to utilize their experience and expertise to address the pressing need for vaccines and antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The mission of CoVPN is to conduct Phase 3 efficacy trials of vaccines and antibodies to prevent infection and COVID-19 disease, to ensure rapid and thorough evaluation that can support approval and dissemination of the interventions.  

 

The Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology department  in the division of Vaccnine and Infectious Diseases is seeing a Scientific Writer/Editor  to provide manuscript writing support for the publication of HVTN studies and related infectious disease studies including Coronavirus Prevention Network (CoVPN).

Responsibilities

Works in collaboration with faculty to draft and/or edit scientific manuscripts, research proposals, and grant application components. Works independently in performing responsibilities.

  • Draft/edit scientific manuscripts based on existing data analysis reports or outlines including writing of materials and methods sections and preparing tables and graphs in coordination with the other scientific staff conducting the studies.
  • Contribute writing of introduction and discussion sections of scientific manuscripts.
  • Prepare the manuscripts according to the style guides of the submitting journal.
  • Submit and follow the manuscript from drafting through to publication.
  • Coordinate and edit revisions to book chapters, manuscripts, articles, scientific reports, grant progress reports, grant applications, presentations, and teaching materials of a highly technical nature.
  • Coordinate documentation preparation with publication deadlines, grant deadlines, collaboration efforts and other projects.
  • Write research progress reports, which includes working with scientists to gather updated information about research progress and translating that information into easily understandable language.
  • Recommend edits on written materials to improve readability, coherence, accuracy, grammar, and conformity to internal and publishing standards of style.
  • Copyedit and proofread scientific manuscripts and coordinate journal submission.
  • Create and update content for faculty and lab webpages, working with program faculty and staff, VIDD leadership, and Communications & Marketing staff, as appropriate.
  • Edit and adapt existing written materials as needed for use in proposals, progress reports, letters, and other documents. Maintain a library of writing samples for use of the faculty.
  • Review professional journals and books to stay abreast of new requirements in technical writing field.
  • Regularly attend scientific seminars across Fred Hutch; attend national meetings; read primary literature and daily news feeds, to better understand biostatistics, bioinformatics, vaccine development, and infectious disease research, how it is communicated and perceived by professional and lay audiences, and how we can best portray Fred Hutch work in this area.
  • Provide other technical support as may be requested.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree and 3-5 years formal scientific writing experience preferred or an advanced degree in a biomedical-related field with a demonstrable ability to write about science for a variety of audiences.
  • Excellent grammar and writing mechanics skills; clear and concise writing style suitable for scientific publishing; and demonstrated ability to translate complex scientific information and concepts into graphs, figures, and presentations.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under the pressure of deadlines and maintain an extremely high level of attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work effectively on concurrent projects.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
  • Ensure compliance with Fred Hutch writing style guidelines.
  • Self-motivation and flexibility required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully as part of a diverse team with a commitment to equity and inclusion.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Project management experience.
  • Proficiency with Adobe InDesign.
  • Familiarity with and experience producing for digital channels and social media, including traditional (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest) and emerging players preferred.
  • Knowledge of AdobeCQ, HTML, CSS, JavaScript preferred.

 

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

 

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

Staff Scientist - Statistician

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 22466

Overview

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit, unified adult cancer care and research center that is clinically integrated with UW Medicine, a world leader in clinical care, research and learning. The first National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Pacific Northwest, Fred Hutch’s global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy, and COVID-19 vaccines has confirmed our reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy, and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.

 

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

 

The Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology Program (BBE) within the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division (VIDD) of Fred Hutch is seeking a Staff Scientist to serve as Protocol Statistician in support of the Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Consortium (IDCRC) protocols, collaborate with scientists within the IDCRC Program and develop creative solutions to statistical issues that arise.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities :
The incumbent may perform some or all of the following responsibilities:

  • Contribute to infectious disease prevention and treatment science through independent and collaborative research resulting in presentations and publications
  • Provide statistical leadership in protocol development, monitoring, and reporting
  • Develop statistical analysis plans and perform and oversee appropriate statistical analyses
  • Mentor masters-level statisticians as necessary
  • Contribute to preparation of new grant requests and annual progress reports
  • Maintain current knowledge of and contribute to the coordinated national and global network of scientific experts working to develop and test vaccines, and other therapies to combat infectious diseases, particularly to respond rapidly to newly emerging infectious disease threats. This can be done by participation in professional organizations, scientific conferences, reading industry journals, and publication of manuscripts
  • Perform other tasks as required

Qualifications

Required:

  • A successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in biostatistics, epidemiology, or applied statistics
  • Please submit a research statement of interest with your application

Preferred:

  • Experience working with geographically diverse collaborative groups within a clinical research environment desired
  • Prior knowledge of immunology, infectious diseases (e.g., polio, TB, HIV, etc.), and vaccine research would be a plus
  • The ideal candidate will have experience in both early- and late-phase clinical trials, and/or broad statistical methodological experience

 

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

 

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

Staff Scientist – Biostatistician

FH Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Category: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Seattle, WA, US
Job ID: 19040

Overview

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit, unified adult cancer care and research center that is clinically integrated with UW Medicine, a world leader in clinical care, research and learning. The first National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Pacific Northwest, Fred Hutch’s global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy, and COVID-19 vaccines has confirmed our reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy, and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.


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

 



The Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology Program within the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division of Fred Hutch is seeking a Staff Scientist to serve as Protocol Statistician in support of the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) protocols, collaborate with scientists within the HPTN and develop creative solutions to statistical issues that arise within the HPTN. The mission of the HPTN is to identify acceptable, feasible, safe, effective, and scalable interventions for HIV prevention that address the needs of populations at risk in the US and around the world.  Design strategies encompass both Phase 1-3 randomized trials for biomedical agents and implementation trials.


HIV disproportionately impacts the global South and racial and gender minorities in the US; current HPTN studies are based in southern Africa, MSM and transgender in the US, Latin America and Asia, and people who inject drugs in the US.  We welcome applications that recognize the impact of HIV on these communities.

Responsibilities

The Staff Scientist will contribute to the HPTN research agenda through independent and collaborative research. The incumbent may perform some or all of the following responsibilities:

  • Contribute to science for the prevention of HIV through independent and collaborative research resulting in presentations and publications.
  • Provide statistical leadership in protocol development, monitoring and reporting, including responsibility for data safety and monitoring reports.
  • Mentor masters-level statisticians as necessary.
  • Author and lead analyses based on protocol data, and contribute to the preparation of manuscripts
  • Contribute statistical methods development arising from problems in HPTN science
  • Maintain current knowledge of and contribute to advancements in the HIV prevention research field through participation in professional organizations, scientific conferences, reading industry journals, and publication of manuscripts
  • Perform other tasks as required

Qualifications

  • A successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or equivalent in biostatistics, epidemiology, or applied statistics is required. 
  • Experience working with geographically diverse collaborative groups within a clinical research environment preferred
  • Prior knowledge of clinical trials, infectious diseases (e.g. polio, TB, HIV, etc.), and implementation science preferred
  • Experience in both early- and late-phase clinical trials, and/or broad applied statistical methodological experience preferred

 

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


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

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