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Lab Aide

Lab Aide

Job ID 
11265
Type 
Temporary Per-Diem
Company 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Category 
Laboratory Research Sciences

More information about this job

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 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.

Responsibilities

The Experimental Histopathology Laboratory is recruiting a Lab Aide I to provide basic support to the laboratory. This may include:

  • Assist with specimen log-in
  • Assist with specimen processing
  • Assist with slide and cassette printing
  • Assist with microtomy and routine histology
  • Assist with billing and basic administrative tasks
  • Perform general lab maintenance/upkeep
  • Assist other staff
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

The candidate must be a high school graduate and currently enrolled in a University. Candidate must also have completed or currently enrolled in a Biology or Microbiology course. Knowledge of computer usage (especially use of spreadsheets and databases) is highly desirable. Accuracy and attention to detail is essential. Must be able to work independently as well as in a team.

 

The position requires 4-10 hours per week in the afternoon.

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.