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A research technician position (full-time) is immediately available in an established laboratory within Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Translational Research Program. The Laboratory for the Study of Metastatic Microenvironments, directed by Cyrus Ghajar, focuses on understanding the biology underlying disseminated tumor cell (DTC) dormancy and formulating therapeutic means to eradicate dormant DTCs.
We are looking for a dynamic, organized, and highly motivated individual who will be responsible for performing standard and investigative laboratory work in support of research seeking to leverage immunology to target dormant DTCs in order to prevent metastasis. This will entail working with murine models, conducting cell culture experiments, operating analytical instruments, recovering, compiling and verifying the accuracy of research data; and preparing these data as both written and visual summaries.
This position will work under the Principal Investigator and work with the laboratory personnel. The individual will use discretion and judgment in carrying out the following job duties: