Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Job ID
17467
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

The Bloom Lab is seeking a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow to further develop an important visualization platform that can be applied to looking at mutations in proteins, including from viruses (https://dms-view.github.io/) to assist with the Lab's current and future projects, manuscripts, and systems. The fellow will develop and maintain an interactive JavaScript platform for visualization of deep mutational scanning data. They will aid in the analysis and interpretation of these data in the context of viral immunity and evolution. This includes computer programming, data analysis, and close collaboration with experimentalists. 

Qualifications

To be considered, candidates must have:

 

  • PhD in Genomics or a related field 
  • Certificate in data science
  • At least three first-author publications
  • A strong foundation in computational biology
  • Candidates need to be highly motivated and well-organized individuals who think independently, but enjoy working as part of a dynamic and collaborative team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with deep mutational scanning data
  • Expertise in viral evolution
  • Extensive experience with interactive web platforms

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 hrops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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