Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Location
Seattle, Washington State
Salary
Based on experience
Posted
October 16 2020
Ref
18083
Organization Type
Non-Profit

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.

 

 

Responsibilities

A postdoctoral fellow position is available in the newly established Campbell Lab at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. Potential projects will combine structural biology, biophysics and cell biology to characterize membrane proteins and complexes involved in cell communication and motility. The Campbell lab specializes in cryoEM, however previous cryoEM experience is not required. Target start date is negotiable.

 

Qualifications

  • PhD in biochemistry, biophysics, cell biology, or a related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Independent, self-motivated, and able to work in a collaborative atmosphere
  • Previous experience with mammalian cell expression or membrane protein biochemistry preferred

 

Please include the following in your application

  • Cover letter containing a summary of past and future research interests
  • CV
  • Contact information for three references

 

A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in your career or that will be made through 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.

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