Faculty Position in Cancer Immunology
The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is recruiting a full-time faculty member at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor to join the Immunotherapy Integrated Research Center (IIRC) and an appropriate Scientific Division: Basic Research; Clinical Research; Human Biology; Public Health Sciences; and Vaccine & Infectious Disease. The successful candidate will expertise in cancer immunology and be engaged in laboratory-based research investigating adoptive cellular therapies and/or the regulation of immune responses in the tumor microenvironment that may include immune checkpoints, metabolomics, stromal interactions, regulatory T cells or other factors that impact tumor progression or regression. This position will be a full-time, multi-year appointment. Candidates must demonstrate a track record of peer-reviewed publications in the cancer immunology field and success in obtaining extramural funding.
The successful candidate will enter a dynamic research environment with opportunities to collaborate with scientists across a diverse range of disciplines. Fred Hutch faculty engage in teaching, research and, if relevant, clinical service. Excellent collaborative opportunities exist for joint and/or affiliate appointments at the University of Washington, depending on mutual interests.
Dedicated to making breakthroughs in the prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer, HIV and related diseases—Fred Hutch is an independent, nonprofit research institution and has been home to three Nobel laureates. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation and immunotherapy. Fred Hutch, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s, provide a unique environment for conducting translational research and clinical care; together they comprise the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Pacific Northwest.
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 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 faculty hired share our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Applicants must have an MD, PhD or Joint MD/PhD degree (or foreign equivalent). Interested candidates should submit a CV, a concise research plan (5-page limit), a diversity statement describing your past contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion and your future plans for continuing these efforts (two pages or less) and three (3) confidential letters of reference through the Interfolio application portal. Applications should be received by November 30, 2021 to assure consideration. Later applications may also be considered if the position has not been filled.
Application deadline: November 30, 2021
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