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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Post-Doctoral Research Fellow 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 cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

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

The Lund lab in the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Research Division is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow to work on anti-viral and mucosal immunity projects. The candidate must be proficient in high-parameter flow cytometry and/or other single-cell analysis methods, and have extensive experience in experimental immunology. In addition, the candidate must be responsible, organized, and self-motivated, and able to efficiently manage time and experiments.

  • A PhD in immunology, microbiology, cell biology, or a related field is required

  • Candidates must have experience with flow cytometry, and be willing to work with microbial agents and/or infected tissues

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

  • A statement of research interests and/or a cover letter are required

  • Salary will be commensurate with (appropriate) experience

A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through 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 HR Operations at HRops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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