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The Research Coordinator will work on projects evaluating HIV and other viral infections in cohorts of Kenyan children. These projects include studies of several historic mother-child birth cohorts, as well as accrual of a new cohort in Kenya and involve collaborations between research scientists at Fred Hutch, the University of Washington and the University of Nairobi. The Research Coordinator will have experience in both epidemiology and molecular biology as this position requires both study coordination and laboratory skills. The position is based in Seattle, with travel to Kenya.
This position plays a key role in the coordination and management of research activities. This position also requires the ability to compile and synthesize key information from the literature as well as provide input on appropriate study design, methods, and analysis. In addition to experience in epidemiology, this position requires laboratory experience in virology or immunology.