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The Project Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI), Dr. Rachel M. Ceballos, PhD, to provide administrative and scientific support for a research program at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Dr. Ceballos’s research seeks to understand the psychosocial mechanisms (i.e., the psychological and social environment) that contribute to cancer-related health outcomes. She works with community partners to develop culturally-appropriate interventions that will help reduce social and emotional burdens experienced in marginalized communities. Her research is conducted in collaboration with community partners using community based participatory research practices. The project coordinator will be responsible for the daily administrative operations of the research projects as well as assisting with various scientific tasks.
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