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A research technician position (full-time) is immediately available in the Kensler Lab (https://research.fhcrc.org/kensler/en.html), newly recruited to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Translational Research Program. The Kensler Laboratory for Stress Response and Prevention focuses on understanding the underlying mechanisms of the NRF2 stress response pathway, cross-talk with other regulatory networks and targeting the pathway with nutriceuticals and drugs in pre-clinical models and clinical trials.
We are looking for a dynamic, organized, and highly motivated individual who will be responsible for performing standard and investigative laboratory work in support of scientific research by conducting cell culture experiments, working with murine models, operating analytical instruments, compiling and verifying the accuracy of research data; performing calculations; and preparing charts, graphs and both written and visual summaries.
This position will work under the Principal Investigator and work with the laboratory personnel. The individual will use discretion and judgment in carrying out the following job duties:
A bachelor’s degree in the biological sciences and at least two years' experience in basic laboratory skills are required, including experience with murine models, cell culture and molecular techniques. Independent research experience outside of laboratory course work is strongly desired. The ideal candidate will be well-organized, have a demonstrated strong attention to detail, and a willingness to conduct new techniques.
Please include a cover letter with your application.