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 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.
The Hutch Data Commonwealth (HDC) represents a new organization within the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center with a mission to develop new capabilities and resources to facilitate the center’s interaction with large and complex data sets. HDC data and software engineers develop robust resources for the management and analysis of data in support of both local and extramural research activities. The HDC also serves as a nexus within Fred Hutch for data-centered partnerships with technology companies and academic organizations
Create and implement organizational partnering efforts and strategies in the academic and non-profit research space aimed at and creating new opportunities for collaborative research. Execute institutional, programmatic and departmental partnership strategies, primarily through external outreach via the HDC network across potential regional alliance partners, innovation summits and hackathons, and site visits. Continual analysis of institutional, regional, national and international data science programs, as well as specific new or expanded technology opportunities in the informatics space to persistently keep the Hutch at the forefront of these programs, partnerships and practices. Partner with the Technology Management Team, as well as other internal Fred Hutch departments, in expanding capacity to analyze and provide asset-specific research development pathways and market-entry assessments, generate partnering opportunities, build Fred Hutch brand into the academic and non-profit sectors, with the goal of scaling translation of Fred Hutch research data and digital health-related technologies through strategic alliances and partnerships.