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At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.
A lab in the Stem Cell and Gene Therapy program has a position for a postdoctoral fellow / research associate to study novel immunotherapy approaches to target T cells in vivo. The position involves additional responsibilities, such as development of immune-based conditioning regimens, processing and analysis of primary blood and tissue samples, and culture/analysis of tumor samples and other tissues. The candidate will study and develop methods to maximize T cell transduction and in vivo delivery of viral vectors. They will be expected to work closely with diverse study personnel and publish and present their work in both internal and external events.
A statement of research interests and/or a cover letter are required. Salary will be commensurate with (appropriate) experience.