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The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has a 100% FTE Project Coordinator I position available through the Cancer Prevention Department. Specifically, this position is under the direction of Dr. Polly Newcomb within the Division of Public Health Sciences at Fred Hutch. Dr. Newcomb is a leading epidemiologist in the fields of cancer genetics, etiology, screening, and survival. Her research program investigates the causes, treatments, and outcomes of colon cancer using large, population-based studies, clinical trials, and collaboration with local medical centers. Most recently, she has focused on germline and genetics of colorectal neoplasms in sporadic and familial disease in relation to risk and clinical outcomes.
Please submit a cover letter with your application describing your interest in this position and a brief summary of your relevant skills and experience.
The applicant will work under the direction of the Project Manager and Principal Investigator. The Project Coordinator’s duties allow participation along the entire research continuum, from proposal submission to dissemination of results.