• Research Technician II, Hematopoietic Regulation of Leukemia

    Job ID
    12128
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Company
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
    Category
    Laboratory Research Sciences
  • Overview

    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 research technician will primarily work on several ongoing research projects that involve cancer biology, translational pathology and molecular biology. This is an ideal position for a recent graduate who is intellectually motivated, works well independently and will seek out advice when needed.

     

    This is a half-time position with some flexibility on hours.

    Responsibilities

    • DNA isolation, PCR and DNA sequencing
    • Routine molecular biology including DNA manipulation, Gel electrophoresis, Immunoblotting
    • Cell culture and manipulation with viral constructs
    • Pathologic procedures including, immunofluorescence, immunohistology (IHC) and in situ hybridization
    • Flow cytometry and cell sorting
    • Bioinformatics including, identification of DNA mutations
    • Other responsibilities include general lab maintenance (ordering supplies, lab organization), and other duties as needed

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in a biological science is required and bench research experience recommended
    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • To be successful in this position, the technician must have scientific curiosity and be self-motivated, have good organizational skills, the ability to work and think independently, and able to follow directions as well as trouble-shoot when needed

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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