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Research Project Interviewer I

Research Project Interviewer I

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Temporary Part-Time
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Clinical Research Support Services

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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.


Working within the Collaborative Data Services (CDS) team, Interviewers are responsible for collecting data through telephone interviews or in person with study participants. The incumbent follows strict research guidelines in accomplishing work assignments.  Non-routine decisions are referred to the supervisor. The position reports to the CDS Project Manager.


  • Follow script to conduct research interviews over the phone or in person. 
  • Follow script to pre-screen potential participants over the phone or in person to determine eligibility according to study guidelines.
  • Collect and record data according to study protocol.
  • Maintain accurate log of all contacts.
  • Perform light clerical duties including electronic file maintenance and mailings.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.


  • High School graduation or the equivalent. 
  • Six months of experience in job involving telephone or in-person contact with the public (customer service). 
  • Ability to read and follow written instructions. 
  • Ability to neatly document information. 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Must be comfortable speaking to diverse groups.
  • Must be comfortable working on a computer, using Microsoft applications and learning new software.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) speaking would be a plus.
  • Being friendly, upbeat and fearless at 6am is a double plus!

This is a temporary positon for up to 40 hours per week ending by September 30th or earlier (workload dependent). Interviewer is required to be available, Monday-Friday, 6am-6pm. Incumbents will be required to work some, but not all Saturdays. Saturday shifts do not begin at 6am.

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