Lab Aide (Work Study)

Job ID
18263
Type
Regular Part-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.


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.

 


 

The Brent lab is seeking one or more work study students from Computer Science, Bio-Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related fields of study to help develop supporting software and content to enable Augmented Reality guidance for lab procedures.

 

Ideal candidates will be available for 19 hours per week and be eligible for state or federal work study. Schedule can vary depending on class or other work schedule. Majority of work can be done remotely.

 

Interested candidates should submit a resume together with a cover letter than lays out: who you are, why you find the proposed work of interest, what qualifies you to carry it out, and how said work might contribute to your future goals.

 

Responsibilities

The Brent lab is seeking one or more work study students from Computer Science, Bio-Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related fields of study to help develop supporting software and content to enable Augmented Reality guidance for lab procedures.

 

Ideal candidates will be available for 19 hours per week and be eligible for state or federal work study. Schedule can vary depending on class or other work schedule. Majority of work can be done remotely.


Job duties:

  • Help develop UI/UX and content for Augmented Reality guidance for lab procedures
  • Help with acquisition, annotation and curation of image and other data to be used for machine learning
  • Contribute to a larger project to use AR to aid biomedical research and development

Qualifications

Required:

  • Currently enrolled as undergraduate in a four-year university and be eligible for a work-study program
  • Literate in Linux command line
  • Familiar with Python language and, ideally JSON file format
  • Flexible and able to work independently without supervision


Preferred:

  • The ideal candidate would be pursuing a degree in Bio-Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field
  • Ideal candidates would have extensive programming experience, as evidenced by vettable code
  • Ideal candidates would have experience in object oriented programming and interest in machine learning


A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.

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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