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 with minimal side effects. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first and largest 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.
Global Oncology (GO), a Cross-Divisional program overseen by the Director’s office at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, aims to generate groundbreaking scientific research that has global impact, build research capacity through training the next generation of global oncology leaders, and to develop innovation in the delivery of cancer care with the goal of reducing the burden of cancer in limited resource settings. A cornerstone of the program is a decade-long alliance with the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) that advances research, capacity building, and cancer care in Uganda. GO is actively exploring opportunities to expand its research activities into other low- and middle-income countries, such as in China and other sub-Saharan African countries.
The Program Officer or Associate Program Officer (based on the candidate’s experience) will be responsible for carrying out research and writing requests related to pursing funding, developing partnerships, program communications, and program reporting, in addition to supporting other program needs as relevant. This role reports directly to the Managing Director of Global Oncology and will be temporary support for four to six months to support the program during a team member’s maternity leave.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Please be aware this is a Temporary and Hourly position