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The Geoff Hill Lab, in Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Clinical Research Division, Program in Transplantation and Immunology, is recruiting a Staff or Senior Staff Scientist. The objective of the lab is to gain a better understanding of the fundamental mechanisms that initiate and maintain graft-versus host disease, graft-versus leukemia and pathogen-specific immunity after stem cell transplantation. The goal is to develop innovative immunological therapies that can be translated to the clinic in order to prevent GVHD and/or improve leukemia and pathogen-specific immunity.
Responsibilities for this highly-skilled laboratory scientist will include: designing, performing and analyzing experiments and troubleshooting technical issues and mentoring junior lab members. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the preparation of manuscripts and grant proposals and oversee large programs that include collaborating laboratories.
Applicants should be highly-motivated scientists, with a MD or PhD degree in Immunology and four or more years of post-Ph.D. laboratory experience required. An ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of transplant and cancer immunology, and experience with technologies used in the lab, including mouse models, high parameter flow cytometry and single-cell RNA sequencing. A track record of high impact publications and early success in grant applications is expected.
Required experience includes:
A successful candidate will also have: