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Fred Hutch
Seattle, WA, United States
13 days ago

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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.

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 postdoctoral position for a recent enthusiastic PhD graduate is available in the Parkhurst lab at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The Parkhurst lab uses multidisciplinary approaches to study dynamic cytoskeleton processes in the regulation of normal developmental events and when mis-regulated in diseases/cancer.  

We are seeking a highly motivated postdoc candidate interested in investigating nuclear envelope budding/organization in the Drosophila model system.

Responsibilities

The postdoc candidate will carry out independent research projects on the research area noted above and participate in lab meetings/journal clubs, as well as contribute to the smooth running of the lab.  We are looking for candidates that can thrive in a fast paced environment, that value teamwork, that support diversity, and who are great communicators.  Salary for this opportunity will be in line with the NIH pay scale.

Qualifications

  • Recent PhD degree in a related field
  • A strong foundation in molecular and cell biology
  • Candidates need to be highly motivated and well-organized individuals who think independently, but enjoy working as part of a dynamic and collaborative team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent quantitative skills
  • Background and/or familiarity with Drosophila genetics desirable

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.

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.


Job Information

  • Job ID: 59202882
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington, United States
  • Position Title: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Cell Biology - Nuclear Envelope Budding
  • Company Name: Fred Hutch
  • Job Function: Fellowship
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