Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Lampe Lab

Job ID
21645
Type
Regular Full-Time
Location
US-WA-Seattle
Category
Post-Doctoral Research Fellows and Associates

Overview

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit, unified adult cancer care and research center that is clinically integrated with UW Medicine, a world leader in clinical care, research and learning. The first National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Pacific Northwest, Fred Hutch’s global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy, and COVID-19 vaccines has confirmed our reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy, and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.

 

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 highly motivated postdoctoral fellow is sought for a position to join a research laboratory in the Translational Research Program. The Lampe lab discovers early detection biomarkers of cancer and has developed a novel antibody-based platform for discovering proteomic, glycomic and autoantibody biomarkers.

Responsibilities

The fellow will devise and conduct laboratory efforts translating validated lung cancer biomarkers into clinical applications including immunoPET imaging probes, antibody drug conjugates and chimeric antigen receptors. In addition to molecular and cellular laboratory bench skills, excellent organizational and database skills are required.  The position will require contribution both as an individual and as part of a larger team and will involve all aspects of research from experimental design to manuscript preparation and publication.  The successful candidate must have excellent communication and organizational skills, the ability to develop creative approaches to experimental design, and be able to thrive both in independent research and while working collaboratively.

Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. degree in the field of molecular biology, cellular biology, biochemistry, immunology or a related field is required
  • Experience in the use of immunoassays would be considered an asset
  • A cover letter stating your interest in the position is highly suggested

In addition to job duties at Fred Hutch, this position also requires access to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, which requires COVID-19 vaccination without exceptions.
Accordingly, as a condition of employment for this Fred Hutch position, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination 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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