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Staff Scientist

Staff Scientist

Job ID 
10671
Type 
Temporary Full-Time
Company 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Category 
Laboratory Research Sciences

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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. The Center’s five scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science. Vaccine and Infectious Diseases Division (VIDD), works to eliminate or minimize the impact of globally significant infectious diseases. Within VIDD is the Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research & Prevention (SCHARP) which provides statistical support and data management to researchers worldwide in the fight against HIV/AIDS with active studies in the U.S., Africa, Latin America, Asia and Europe. Join us and make a difference! Careers Start Here.

 

Laboratory is seeking a temporary staff scientist for the months of January through March 2018.  The responsibilities include FACS analysis to identify antigen-specific memory B cells, analysis of the results and training of new staff. 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include FACS analysis to identify antigen-specific memory B cells, analysis of the results and training of new staff. 

Qualifications

The successful candidate must have a PhD in a relevant biological field with a demonstrated track record of productive research, 3+ years of post-doctoral experience, and be able to work both independently and as part of a laboratory team. The candidate must also have a strong background in essential molecular and cellular biology techniques, as well as extensive experience with cell/ tissue culture techniques.

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.