• Post-Doctoral Research Fellow: Affordable methods for genetic editing

    Job ID
    14516
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Company
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
    Category
    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.

    Responsibilities

    The Adair laboratory, housed within the Clinical Research Division, is recruiting a postdoctoral fellow or research associate to study blood cell gene therapy for genetic and infectious diseases and cancer. The post-doctoral fellow will investigate and develop methods to efficiently introduce genetic editing into stem cells and/or T cells and assess phenotypical and biological changes and performance in these cells. The fellow will work under the PI and other senior members of the research team and will be expected to publish and present their work in both internal and external events.

    Qualifications

    Required

    • A PhD or MD in a scientific field
    • Motivation to work independently and design and execute experiments
    • Publication record in virology/molecular biology
    • Advanced knowledge of molecular biology skills, tissue culture, and viral assays

    Preferred

    • Experience with development of nanoparticle technologies for nucleotide and protein delivery to primary cells
    • Experience in studies involving  stem cell cultures, immunology, flow cytometry, animal models, and bioinformatics

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