• Post-Doctoral Research Fellow- Gene Editing and In Vivo Gene Therapy

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    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.


    The Jerome Laboratory in the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is recruiting a Post-Doctoral Fellow to conduct laboratory bench research to evaluate HIV cure strategies, gene therapy, and methods to assess the latent cell reservoir.  Approaches to be used include genome editing, cell culture, multi-color flow cytometry, biochemical analysis, next-generation sequencing, and others. In addition to performing bench experiments, the individual is expected to help write manuscripts, grant proposals and present research at scientific meetings.


    • Seeking a candidate with a Ph.D. in the field of Immunology/Virology. 
    • Knowledge of molecular biology, primary cell/HIV culture preferred.
    • Must have viral work experience.
    • Experience with multi-color flow cytometry.
    • Gene editing experience preferred.
    • The candidate should be a self-starter and be able to work independently in a team environment. 
    • Strong analytical, writing, communication, and problem solving skills are desired. 

    A statement of research interests and/or a cover letter are required. Salary will be commensurate with (appropriate) experience.

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