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.
Global Oncology (GO), a cross-divisional program within the Director’s Office of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has a mission to generate cancer research that has global impact, and support the development research capacity and clinical care to reduce the cancer burden in low- and middle-income countries. A cornerstone of the program is a decade-long alliance with the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) that advances research, capacity building, and cancer care. Fred Hutch operates in Uganda as the Hutchinson Centre Research Institute of Uganda, or HCRI-Ug.
The Global Oncology Administrative Coordinator works under the direction of the Operations Manager. It is a key faculty administrative position responsible for supporting, organizing and coordinating activities for GO research operations; which includes the Deputy Head, and up to three other faculty members. This role requires strong organizational and time management skills, attention to detail, the ability to effectively prioritize shifting tasks and to build strong working relationships. Critical qualities also include exceptional written and oral communication, critical thinking, teamwork, good judgment, professional conduct, and ability to handle confidential/sensitive information.