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 Fred Hutch Cancer Center IT team is looking for a Senior Director of Research IT and Scientific Computing to drive business engagement and strategic projects in support of our mission: Providing IT & data services to accelerate the elimination of disease.
The successful candidate is a senior technology leader who has a record of accomplishment in building close relationships with a diverse set of scientists, researchers, and business stakeholders, advising researchers during the grant writing process, leading enterprise-grade research facing applications, and executing complex technology projects. You are a strategic leader who understands the modern technology environment and has built organizations around excellence. The Sr. Director is the leader of the Research IT and Scientific Computing team, accountable for all activities related to Fred Hutch’s research technology environment including building strategic plans, leading managers of high-performance computing, shared services instrumentation, business relationship management, and applications support teams. You enjoy working with partners to solve complex business problems across diverse scientific divisions and an array of external partners. This is a highly collaborative role, that works closely with Research leaders, the Chief Information Officer, and peers to ensure that technology solutions are technically and financially viable and designed to meet the needs of the business.
The Senior Director of Research IT and Scientific Computing reports to the Chief Information Officer and is a member of the senior IT leadership team.
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 annual base salary range for this position is from $159,778 to $266,296 and pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications. This position may be eligible for relocation assistance. This position may be eligible for a sign-on bonus.
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).
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