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Staff Scientist, Immunotherapy

Staff Scientist, Immunotherapy

Job ID 
10184
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Company 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Category 
Staff Scientist

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Overview

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.

 

 

The Program of Immunology and Clinical Research Division is seeking an enthusiastic scientist to work in the pre-clinical research laboratory environment. The Program in Immunology is a leader in the development and clinical application of adoptive immunotherapy using genetically modified T cells and is committed to the advancement of this approach. 

Responsibilities

A Staff Scientist position is available for a qualified applicant to join the laboratory of Dr. Cameron Turtle in the Program in Immunology at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The staff scientist will work on independent and collaborative projects developing adoptive T cell immunotherapy for hematologic malignancies within the Program in Immunology and Clinical Research Division at FHCRC. The ideal candidate will have a research background in immunology with robust skills in cellular and molecular biology, including T cell culture, multiparameter flow cytometry, and T cell functional assays. Skills in lentiviral vector design and cloning, and virus production would be advantageous. 

Qualifications

A PhD in a biological science and experience with T cell culture is required. This is a full-time position with a salary and excellent benefits.