Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Termini Lab

Job ID
21333
Type
Regular Full-Time
Company
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location
US-WA-Seattle
Category
Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates

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 Termini Lab at Fred Hutch is recruiting a Postdoctoral Fellow, to join our team in the summer of 2022, with a focus on hematopoietic stem cell and microenvironment regeneration. The research effort involves expertise in cell and molecular biology and experience with transgenic mouse models. The candidate will work under the PI and with other members of the research team. The candidate will be expected to publish and present their work in both internal and external events.

Responsibilities

  • Play a major role in projects testing hematopoietic stem cell function in vitro and in vivo after myelosuppressive therapies.
  • Design, execute, and interpret experiments in cellular and molecular biology.
  • Lead a project focused on hematopoietic regeneration and assist other lab members in carrying out aspects of this project as needed.
  • Help prepare figures for publications, write, and edit manuscripts/abstracts.
  • Present work at internal and external scientific events.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Recent Ph.D. in a scientific field is required.
  • The individual must possess expertise in cell biology, basic cell culture techniques, and experience with murine models.
  • Experience is preferred in one or more of the following areas: transgenic mouse models, flow cytometry/fluorescence activated cell sorting, molecular biology (quantitative PCR, RNA sequencing), biochemistry.
  • The ideal candidate will work well in an interactive and collaborative scientific environment with a significant degree of independence.
  • To be successful in this position, the candidate must be intellectually curious, have strong critical thinking skills and be highly motivated.

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.

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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