• Post-Doctoral Research Fellow: Deep Learning and Immunology

    Job ID
    13842
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Company
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
    Category
    Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates
  • 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.

    Responsibilities

    We have an open postdoc position to work on combining deep learning with immunological knowledge to predict and understand the evolution and function of adaptive immune receptors. This includes both learning the statistical distribution of immune receptors, and understanding the mechanistic process of B cell somatic hypermutation in detail. The successful candidate will have a strong background in at least one of deep learning or immunology, and ideally both.

     

    You can find out more about our group by visiting: 

    http://matsen.fredhutch.org/
    http://github.com/matsengrp

    Qualifications

    Minimum qualifications:

    • Ph.D. in immunology, computer science, math, statistics, or another relevant area
    • Strong computer programming skills
    • Clear ability for independent research

    If you are interested in this position, please submit the following materials:

    • Two representative publications
    • Code samples
    • CV

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, 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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