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The Prostate Program in the Human Biology Division at Fred Hutch is seeking a Research Technician to perform standard and investigative laboratory work in support of scientific research by performing bench-level experiments, supervise daily lab operations, operating analytical instruments, recovering, compiling and verifying the accuracy of research data; performing calculations; preparing charts, graphs and summaries. This position works under the direction of the Principal Investigator and uses discretion and judgment in performance of duties.
The position requires attention to detail and excellent communication skills. The candidate should be able to work independently and as part of a larger team. In addition, leadership skills including supervising daily lab operations and teaching students and fellows are necessary. This position provides a rich environment to learn about cell biology and the drug discovery process. Candidates will also have the opportunity to present their research during lab meetings and scientific conferences and to write, submit, and publish scientific papers.
Please include a resume and a brief (1-2 paragraphs) cover letter summarizing your interests and experience.