Assistant Faculty in Basic Sciences Division

Seattle, Washington State
Compensation commensurate with experience.
August 29 2019
Position Type
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Assistant Faculty in Basic Sciences Division

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center invites applications for an open faculty position at the Assistant Member level in the Division of Basic Sciences. We seek an exceptional laboratory scientist conducting fundamental research into mechanisms that regulate the basic biology of normal or cancer cells. Current faculty members investigate diverse areas of molecular, computational, cellular, developmental, evolutionary and structural biology, metabolism, virology and immunity. We utilize a broad range of experimental and computational approaches and model systems. Fred Hutch provides outstanding colleagues, a collegial atmosphere, and a wealth of resources to support junior faculty success. Graduate students are drawn from the outstanding Molecular and Cellular Biology graduate program at the University of Washington. Fred Hutch is located in a modern campus by Lake Union in Seattle, Washington, and is close to other non-profit research institutes and the University of Washington. See our website for further information (

For consideration, applicants must have a doctoral degree and a substantial record of achievement pre and post-doctoral. Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. Application deadline: October 31, 2019.

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 faculty members who bring new ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is committed to ensuring that all candidates hired for faculty appointments share our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, research statement that is up to two pages in length including figures, excluding references, three letters of recommendation and a diversity statement describing your past contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion and your future plans for continuing these efforts as a faculty member (one page or less).

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