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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.
The Immunotherapy Integrated Research Center (IIRC) at Fred Hutch is seeking a laboratory director for the Fred Hutch Innovation Lab (FHIL). Because technological development is a major driver of discovery, FHIL was created for the purposes of evaluating, developing and applying the next generation of genomics and cellular analysis technologies. The director will help develop a vision for the identification, development and implementation of cutting edge technologies in collaboration our industrial partners and with other labs at Fred Hutch.
The incumbent reports to the faculty advisor or designee and works independently in managing lab operations. Special knowledge and expertise are used in performing the technical aspects of the job while strong interpersonal and communications skills are used in interacting with Fred Hutch researchers and external partners.
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.