• Research Technician I, Holland Lab

    Job ID
    15123
    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.

     

    We are seeking an experienced Research Technician to assist in management of drug studies, various ongoing projects and maintaining murine colonies in a laboratory within our Human Biology Division.

    Responsibilities

    • Prepare and maintain reagents, stocks, and cultures necessary to perform the work
    • Maintain and perform husbandry and genotyping of murine colonies, as well as, to maintain associated databases
    • Tag, weigh and record data used for tracking purposes and administer drugs/reagents per guided protocols, including the harvest of brain tumors
    • Perform, collect and analyze flow cytometric assays
    • Maintain records for experiments and quality control for the laboratory
    • Maintain a high level of accuracy for all work
    • Work well as team-member
    • Operate and carry out basic maintenance, cleaning and stocking of lab supplies and equipment
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    A bachelor's degree in biology or related fields is required, and experience working in a laboratory related to immunology projects in a murine model is helpful. We need an individual with high caliber work ethic, willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done, including coming in on weekends to weigh and monitor murine colonies, when and if need be. Dependable and able to work independently.

    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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