Assistant Professor Position in Solid Tumor Research

Location
Seattle, Washington State
Salary
Based on experience
Posted
August 13 2020
Ref
78002
Discipline
Life Sciences
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Non-Profit
Job Type
Faculty

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center invites applications for an open faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the Human Biology Division. We seek an exceptional laboratory-based scientist working in the area of solid tumor research who shares our goal to advance an understanding of the biological basis of cancer and to translate findings to the clinic.

For consideration, applicants must have a doctoral degree and a substantial record of achievement in areas that include, but are not limited to: molecular mechanisms of cancer initiation, progression, and metastasis; molecular mechanisms of disparities in cancer biology; cancers relevant to underdeveloped countries, genomics/systems biology; post-transcriptional gene regulation; novel therapeutics and mechanisms of drug resistance.

At Fred Hutch, our interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Our researchers — including three Nobel laureates — bring a relentless passion to their work and deliver hope to patients who come here from all over the world. Fred Hutch provides outstanding colleagues, a collegial atmosphere, and a wealth of resources to support junior faculty success. Excellent collaborative opportunities exist for joint and/or affiliate appointments in Fred Hutch Divisions of Clinical Research, Basic Sciences, Public Health Sciences or Vaccine and Infectious Disease, as well as the University of Washington, depending on mutual interests.

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. 

Applications must be received no later than November 30th, 2020. Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae; a concise research statement that describes accomplishment and future goals; a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement [describing your past contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion and your future plans for continuing these efforts as a faculty member (two pages or less)];  and the names and contact information of at least three professional references.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Fred Hutch is 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 escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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