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.
The Seattle HIV Vaccine Trials Unit (HVTU) is one of 24 U.S. and international clinical research clinics in the HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN). The local unit is jointly run by Fred Hutch and University of Washington.
The Community Education Coordinator develops, implements and coordinates community collaboration and education programs for diverse populations interacting with the HVTU as community partners, volunteers, and study participants.
Cover Letters are required of all applicants
Establishes, implements and evaluates community education and recruitment/retention plans to: support HIV/AIDS awareness with/in impacted communities, provide community education about HVTU research and clinical studies, promote diversity in HIV clinical studies and within research institutions, and collaborate with community partners to engage with potential volunteers.
Utilizes written & intercultural communication skills in the management and dissemination of information to facilitate dialogue, community engagement and participation in HIV clinical research.
Meets Unit Participatory Expectations
***Cover Letter Required for Application***