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 committed to being an organization that promotes equity, inclusion, anti-racism and anti-oppression and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a diverse body of faculty, staff and administrators. Accordingly, we encourage all qualified applicants to apply, including those from historically underrepresented groups.
The Fred Hutch Office of the General Counsel provides comprehensive legal advice and counsel to the Fred Hutch Board of Trustees and to the administrators, faculty, and staff of Fred Hutch when they are acting in the course of their duties on behalf of Fred Hutch. The Office of General Counsel represents Fred Hutch in regards to all legal matters involving Fred Hutch and provides advice and representation with respect to a broad variety of matters and issues, including contracts, research, compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, employment law, intellectual property, technology commercialization, real estate, conflict of interest, campus security, policy development and interpretation, administrative proceedings, and litigation. The Office of the General Counsel is currently comprised of the Vice President and General Counsel, a Deputy General Counsel, three Associate General Counsel and two professional support team members.
The Assistant General Counsel will report to and be overseen by the Deputy General Counsel but will also be expected to work cooperatively with the other members of the legal and professional staff to provide high quality and timely legal services to Fred Hutch clients.
Fred Hutch has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations.
As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process before their first day of employment.
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.