Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Lab Aide (Work Study) in Seattle, Washington

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.

  • Provide basic support to the laboratory

  • Assist with mouse colony

  • Assist with genotyping/PCR

  • Stock lab products

  • Autoclave and remove biohazard trash

  • Prepare reagents

  • Perform general lab maintenance/upkeep

  • Assist with set-up of experiments and work with biohazardous materials, HIV and HSV

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Off-Campus Work Study authorization is strongly preferred for this position. All students must provide a Financial Aid Award Letter or an Authorization to work off-campus to verify their eligibility if selected for this position.

A high school diploma or GED is required. No previous experience is necessary. Knowledge of computer usage (especially use of spreadsheets and databases) is highly desirable. Accuracy and attention to detail is essential.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

Hourly salary starts at $15 per hour.

Part-time; may not work more than 19 hours per week.

ID: 10250

External Company URL: www.fhcrc.org