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 Seattle HIV Vaccine Trials Unit (HVTU) is one of 36 U.S. and international clinical research clinics supporting the HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) and related research studies. The local unit is jointly run by Fred Hutch and University of Washington.
The Seattle HIV Vaccine Trials Unit is seeking a committed, energetic person to join our community outreach team. The Recruiter’s primary responsibilities will be to recruit participants for our groundbreaking HIV vaccine studies. Recruitment will occur in local venues that may include street locations, community events, community based organizations, public clinics as well as bars, dance clubs, and sex clubs. Recruitment efforts will target diverse populations according to the demands of the current studies. Work will include some administrative duties. Flexible schedule will include weekday, nights and weekends on a “as needed” basis.
Position requires three days/evenings per week in the Seattle metro area. A cover letter is helpful for context on applications.