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Research Technician I-II

Research Technician I-II

Job ID 
10183
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Company 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Category 
Laboratory Research Sciences

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Overview

Cures Start Here. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation, the Center's four scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science. The Hutchinson Center, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Pacific Northwest. Join us and make a difference. Careers Start Here.

 

Responsible for performing standard and investigative laboratory work in support of scientific research by performing bench-level experiments, operating analytical instruments, recovering, compiling and verifying the accuracy of research data; performing calculations; preparing charts, graphs and summaries.

Responsibilities

Responsible for performing standard and investigative laboratory work in support of scientific research by performing bench-level experiments, operating analytical instruments, recovering, compiling and verifying the accuracy of research data; performing calculations; preparing charts, graphs and summaries.

 

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES

Works under the direction of the Principal Investigator or higher-level laboratory personnel. Uses discretion and judgment in performance of duties.

 

JOB DUTIES

  1. Performs the duties of the Research Technician I position plus:
  2. Identify methodological problems in research protocol and implement modifications to optimize experimental results.
  3. Prepare and present written or oral progress reports concerning studies including assembly, organization, and interpretation of data.
  4. Assist in the design of experiments; may be responsible for the performance of individual research projects.
  5. Conduct literature reviews to assist in determining most suitable methods to be used in research.
  6. Assist in publication of results by proofreading, editing, and contributing ideas.
  7. May perform statistical analyses, write computer programs, or manage research data base.

Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree in bioengineering or biological sciences and at least one-year experience in basic laboratory skills is required. Independent research experience outside of laboratory course work is usually required. Tech II: Intermediate level position requiring 2 years previous experience working in a laboratory. BA/BS is required.

Our Commitment to Diversity

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.