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 Experimental Histopathology Shared Resources laboratory is recruiting a research Histotechnologist to provide routine and customized immunohistochemistry support for Fred Hutch research efforts. The incumbent will assist with the design of innovative protocols in a customer service based, team oriented work environment.
In order to meet coverage requirements in the afternoon and provide excellent service to our investigators, this position will be required to work scheduled hours from 8.30 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
The minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree with 3-4 years of relevant Histology/Pathology experience. HT or HTL (ASCP) Certification plus one additional certification in immunohistochemistry, molecular pathology, necropsy, digital image analysis or demonstrate mastery of technique. Advanced knowledge in imaging, microscopy and image analysis.
This position is required to work the scheduled hours of 8.30 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.
The successful technologist must be able to work accurately and efficiently, be detail oriented, and work both independently and within a group. Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills are required. This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work positively in a customer oriented environment. In addition, the incumbent must be flexible and skilled at organizing and prioritizing tasks. Ability to learn new software packages/programs as well as proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, SharePoint, and Internet Explorer are required.