Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.
With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19 vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. 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 value collaboration, compassion, determination, excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity, dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and inclusion.
The Termini Lab is recruiting a highly motivated Research Technician I to join our team. Our lab focuses on understanding how hematopoietic stem cells regenerate after stress and how these pathways are manipulated during acute myeloid leukemia. The Termini Lab combines basic cell biology with translational applications using pre-clinical mouse models and primary patient samples to evaluate hematopoietic stem cell regeneration from a multitude of scales. Specifically, we utilize flow cytometry, super-resolution imaging, and basic biochemical techniques coupled with in vivo stem cell transplantation assays to quantify stem cell and niche function.
The candidate will assist the Principal Investigator (PI) in performing research and contributing to daily laboratory operations. The successful candidate will work with the PI and other lab members to perform cutting-edge research rooted in cell biology, molecular genetics, glycobiology, and immunology to evaluate stem cell function at the nano, cellular, microenvironmental, and organismal scales. The Research Technician I will perform experiments, maintain the laboratory, assist in managing the mouse colony, analyze data, receive mentorship from the PI, and be a part of an inclusive environment that supports creativity, professional development, and scientific discovery.
This position works under the guidance of, and in conjunction with the PI or higher-level laboratory personnel, in accomplishing the goals of the laboratory, including:
What can we provide to you?
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center 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, prior to their first day of employment:
Provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 ; OR
Initiate the accommodations process to request a religious or medical accommodation (medical accommodations require a healthcare provider’s certification).
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.
The hourly pay range for this position is from $21.56 to $30.69 and pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance health, well-being, and financial security. Benefits include medical/vision, dental, flexible spending accounts, life, disability, retirement, family life support, employee assistance program, onsite health clinic, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation (12-22 days per year), paid sick leave (12-25 days per year), paid holidays (13 days per year), paid parental leave (up to 4 weeks), and partially paid sabbatical leave (up to 6 months).