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 for 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.
The Associate Director of the Electron Microscopy (EM) Shared Resource is a staff scientist-level position that is responsible for providing the technical and administrative direction for electron microscopy as part of the Fred Hutch Shared Resource core labs. The newly-integrated Cryo-EM center serves the Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s Hospital, and the University of Washington, and furthering its development and expansion is a critical component of this position.
Responsibilities include providing consultation, guidance, and training in sample preparation, data acquisition, and analysis. Additionally, the Associate Director will manage a team of experienced electron microscopy technicians, who will be responsible for maintaining the instrumentation in good working order and ensuring users are trained to independence on these instruments as requested. Other responsibilities include maintaining up-to-date protocols and ensuring best practices are followed. This position will report administratively to the Senior Director of Molecular and Cellular Scientific Resources and scientifically to the Scientific Director of Cryo-EM.
Applicants should provide a brief statement of relevant research experience in cryo-EM, a CV, and the names and contact information of three references.
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.