• Research Technician I-II: T cell immunotherapy

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    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 with minimal side effects. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first and largest 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 Program of Immunology and Clinical Research Division is seeking an experienced technician to work in the pre-clinical research laboratory environment of Dr. Turtle.


    The Program in Immunology in the Clinical Research Division is looking for a highly motivated individual to support the development of genetically modified T cell immunotherapy for cancer. The successful candidate will utilize a variety of cutting-edge cellular and molecular techniques to analyze T cell immunity. The technician will be closely involved in clinical trials sample monitoring and correlative studies, and the pre-clinical development and translation of new T cell therapies. The incumbent should be capable of maintaining detailed laboratory records, performing experiments at the bench level to support investigative work, analyzing data, and reporting on experimental results.


    Minimum qualifications:

    • Research Tech I level: A bachelor's degree in a biological field, prior laboratory research experience, and mammalian cell culture experience
    • Research Tech II level: A bachelor’s degree in a biological field, two years or more of post-bachelor’s laboratory research experience, and mammalian cell culture experience
    • The candidate must be detail-oriented and a fast and willing learner
    • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, as well as attention to detail are critical

    Preferred qualifications:

    Immunology background with T cell culture experience, multi-color flow cytometry, FACS sorting and T cell functional assays are highly desirable.

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