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.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center seeks qualified candidates for its Immunotherapy Physician Scholars Program. Scholars will work with faculty members in the Immunotherapy Integrated Research Center (IIRC, IIRC Membership) to develop clinical and translational research in immune-oncology and advance their academic career through mentored training. Successful applicants are committed to pioneering major advances in medical practice through research. Although not required, interest in Cellular Immunotherapy is encouraged.
The Immunotherapy IRC will make a commitment to the scholar for clinical and/or translational research training.
Funding for the scholar’s salary will be available for 2 years; however, scholars are strongly encouraged to apply for outside funding during their first year with support from their mentor.
Fred Hutch is a world leader in immunotherapy (more information at FH immunotherapy). There is an exceptionally strong history of research in immunotherapy (FH immunotherapy) and bone marrow transplantation (FH transplantation) that informs and guides progress towards the development of the next generation of curative therapies. Available resources include outstanding staff, facilities, and the infrastructure necessary to support translational immunotherapy research:
*To be considered for the position, candidates requiring immigration support are encouraged to first verify their eligibility.