• Research Technician IV – CCEH Specialized Mouse Services Core

    Job ID
    15006
    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.


    The goal of the Specialized Mouse Services (SMS) core is to provide access to immune compromised murine and xenograft technical services for preclinical studies by investigators with limited murine technical resources. The SMS core maintains production colonies of immune compromised murine, and conducts a full range of xenografting, monitoring, imaging and tissue sampling services.

    Responsibilities

    The applicant must have experience handling murine, be well organized, maintain good records, and display excellent communication skills. Main responsibilities will include coordinating with researchers to initiate experiments and technical services, and performing various technical services, such as surgeries, injections, blood draws, non-invasive imaging, and tissue harvests. The applicant will also assist in maintaining the Core database, inputting data into spreadsheets, billing and other administrative duties. Working an occasional weekend and holiday may be required for supporting the research.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in biological science
    • 8+ years' murine model research experience
    • Must be able to perform IP injections, IV injections, SQ injections, blood draws and tissue harvests
    • Experience with Microsoft Excel and Word
    • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to independently prioritize assignments and complete procedures in a timely manner
    • Must be willing to work as part of a team
    • Attention to detail and meticulous record-keeping
    • Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills

    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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