Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Grady Lab

Job ID
18645
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.


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.

Responsibilities

A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the Grady lab at Fred Hutch. The applicant will perform data-driven research using state-of-the-art bioinformatics and computational biology tools across various research projects to advance translational research in epi/genomics of gastrointestinal cancers Adherence to principles of reproducible research, motivation to keep up with cutting-edge data analysis tools, and willingness to team-work in multi-disciplinary research programs will be vital to success in this position. The laboratory is situated in the Clinical Research Division at Fred Hutch.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • The successful candidate will have a PhD in bioinformatics, computational biology, or related field
  • Established experience in analyzing data from RNA seq, genome-wide DNA methylation and multi-omics is desirable
  • A track record of excellent first author publications is essential
  • This position requires experience in managing computing servers, proficiency in computer languages including R/Bioconductor

 

Highly motivated candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

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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