• Research Technician II

    Job ID
    14866
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Company
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
    Category
    Laboratory Research Sciences
  • 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

    A Clinical Research Division laboratory that studies hematopoietic cell biology and develops novel gene therapy and gene editing strategies is recruiting a Research Technician II to assist with in vivo modeling studies. The position involves various responsibilities, including collection of primary tissue samples, calculation and administration of medications, and precise and accurate record keeping. Studies include multiple models of human disease, including work with HIV and HIV-like viruses. This position also affords the motivated technician an opportunity to develop/utilize both tissue culture and molecular biology skills.

    Qualifications

    • A Bachelor's degree is required in a biological science with 2 or more years of relevant professional research experience. A Master's degree in a relevant scientific discipline can substitute for 2 years of professional experience.
    • At least 1 year of research experience in in vivo models.
    • Previous experience in gene therapy/gene editing, hematopoietic cell cultures, and/or project management is desired, but not required.

     

    Candidates with excellent organizational skills and communication skills (written and oral) plus an ability to work well in a multidisciplinary team environment are encouraged to apply. To be successful in this position, the candidate must be highly motivated, possess a high level of initiative and attention to details. They must also be capable of working independently in a team environment.

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, 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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