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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 Research Technician’s position is available immediately in the Clinical Research Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC), Seattle, WA. The successful applicant will work with Dr. Matthias Stephan, M.D., Ph.D. to explore the fast-developing and highly interdisciplinary field of immunobioengineering (https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-19486-2). Using next-generation immunomodulatory synthetic materials, the Research Technician will help develop new approaches beyond existing T-cell-based therapies to therapeutically manipulate the immune system against cancer (https://www.nature.com/magazine-assets/d41586-017-08701-8/d41586-017-08701-8.pdf).
The Research Technician II is responsible for performing standard and investigative laboratory work in support of scientific research by performing bench-level experiments, operating analytical instruments, recovering, compiling and verifying the accuracy of research data; performing calculations; preparing charts, graphs and summaries.
The Research Technician III Performs the duties of the Research Technician II plus:
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.