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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Seattle, Washington

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 Prlic lab at the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Research Division is recruiting a Postdoctoral Fellow to work on a project involving the study of human T cell responses in solid tumors. The candidate must be responsible, organized, and self-motivated, and able to efficiently manage time and experiments. In addition, the candidate must be familiar with working with human T cells, flow cytometry, RNAseq as well as infectious agents.

  • A PhD in immunology or cell biology is required.

  • Preference will be given to candidates with extensive experience in flow cytometry, T cell functional assays and isolating cells from mouse and human tissues.

  • The candidate must show initiative, the willingness to take up new skills and responsibilities, and be a team player.

  • Must have experience and be willing to work with biohazardous/infectious agents (BSL2+) under carefully controlled conditions.

  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work independently are essential to success in this position, as are good communication and organizational skills.

  • Salary will be commensurate with (appropriate) 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.

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at hrops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

ID: 22788

Organization: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

External Company URL: http://www.fredhutch.org/careers

Street: 1100 Fairview Ave N

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