Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Epithelial Growth in Development and Cancer

Location
Seattle, Washington State
Salary
Based on experience
Posted
August 20 2019
Ref
13660
Discipline
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Non-Profit

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

The Beronja Lab in the Human Biology Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is looking for a recent MD, PhD, or MD/PhD graduate to join our growing research program. We employ mouse models of epithelial cancers, rapid gene targeting in skin, oral and mammary tissues, and intravital microscopy to identifying molecular and cellular mechanisms of tumorigenesis.

Qualifications

MD, PhD, or MD/PhD in biology or related field is required.


Candidates should have an outstanding record of research productivity. A skill set that includes molecular and biochemical techniques, microscopy, and bioinformatics is a plus. A strong work ethic, eagerness to learn, and a passion for science are essential.


To apply, please submit your CV, a cover letter detailing your research accomplishments as well your interest in the Beronja Lab research program, and contact information for three references.

Our Commitment to Diversity
We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, 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 escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

 

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