• Research Technician II/III - In Vivo Murine Models

    Job ID
    14217
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Company
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
    Category
    Laboratory Research Sciences
  • Overview

    Cures Start Here. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch), home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation, Fred Hutch’s five scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science. The Fred Hutch, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s, is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Pacific Northwest. Careers Start Here.

     

    The Rongvaux Lab in the Program in Immunology in the Clinical Research Division is looking for a highly motivated individual to support fundamental research on the mechanisms of immune responses to infection and cancer. The technician will be closely involved in the development of research projects using in vivo murine models. They should be capable of maintaining a large murine colony and perform diverse in vivo experimental procedures. This position requires a high level of organization, capacity to coordinate experiments with diverse researchers and collaborators, maintenance of detailed records, and excellent communication skills. Additional laboratory skills (tissue culture, molecular biology) are highly desirable.

    Responsibilities

    • Maintain a large murine colony
    • Perform specialized procedures, such as injections, blood draws and irradiation
    • Schedule and coordinate experiments with researchers
    • Purify and cryopreserve human hematopoietic cells
    • Perform basic flow cytometry analyses
    • Produce lentiviruses and transduce human primary cells
    • Other duties as assigned by supervisor will be performed as necessary

    Qualifications

    Research Technician II - A bachelor’s degree in biological science and animal research experience beyond course work are absolutely essential. The candidate should have at least two years of full-time, post-bachelor's laboratory experience.

     

    Research Technician III - As Research Technician II but with five or more years of full-time post-bachelor's laboratory experience.

     

    Experience working with murine models is required. Experience with mammalian cell culture and flow cytometry are preferred.

     

    Please include a resume and a brief (1-2 paragraphs) cover letter summarizing your interests and experience.

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    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, 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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