• Lab Aide (Work Study)

    Job ID
    12526
    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 with minimal side effects. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first and largest 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.

    Responsibilities

    1.  Genotype tissue samples from Mus musculus

    2.  Work with and maintain Mus musculus colony 

    3.  Assist researchers with various projects 

    4.  Stock lab supplies, prepare reagents, autoclave and/or empty biohazard waste.

    5.  Follow safety/biohazard precautions and procedures.

    Qualifications

    • A high school diploma or GED and enrollment in a university-level science degree program (e.g. biology, chemistry, or biochemistry) are required. Previous or current coursework in biology and/or chemistry and past laboratory experience are preferred.
    • Must be comfortable working with Mus musculus models 
    • Experience with molecular biology techniques is highly desirable.   
    • Demonstrated accuracy, attention to detail, and ability to learn new skills quickly is essential.
    • This position is work-study eligible

    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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