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The purpose of this position is to make it possible for a blind Principal Investigator (PI) to continue her work in the field of retrovirology. The PI writes scientific review articles, reviews manuscripts and grants for journals and funding agencies. The PI also helps colleagues at Fred Hutch write papers. All of these activities require the assistance of a sighted scientist. The role will involve reading materials, from both the computer as well as hard print copies, interpreting scientific information and writing correspondence and technical material. May require several hours of reading aloud.
This is a half-time position with some flexibility on hours.