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Research Technician I-II, Molecular Immunology

Research Technician I-II, Molecular Immunology

Job ID 
10132
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Company 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Category 
Laboratory Research Sciences

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Overview

The Program in Immunology in the Clinical Research Division is looking for a highly-motivated individual to support fundamental research on the mechanisms of immune responses to infection and cancer. The successful candidate will utilize a variety of cutting-edge cellular and molecular techniques to study murine and human immunity. The technician will be closely involved in the development of research projects using in vivo murine models. She/he should be capable of maintaining detailed laboratory records, analyzing data, and reporting experimental results.

 

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Responsibilities

 

  • Produce lentiviruses and transduce murine and human primary cells
  • Perform various cellular and molecular experiments on murine and human cells, including NGS library preparation, gene editing, CRISPR, molecular cloning, multi-color flow cytometry, ELISA, and realtime PCR.
  • Prepare libraries for Next Gen sequencing
  • Contribute to in vivo experiments using murine models.
  • Purify and cryopreserve human hematopoietic cells.
  • Assist with the management and organization of the lab. Other duties as assigned by supervisor will be performed as necessary including placing orders, writing protocols and data analysis.

Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree in biological science and bench research experience beyond course work are absolutely essential. The candidate should have at least 2-years laboratory experience and must be a fast and willing learner. Experience working in cell culture, flow cytometry, functional assays, PCR, molecular cloning and vector construction are highly desirable.

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We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, 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 escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.