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Job Title: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Gene Transcription
Company Name: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location: Seattle, WA S
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 05/19/2018
Expire Date: 06/21/2018
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Job Description
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Gene Transcription



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 and largest 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 Tapscott Lab (https://research.fhcrc.org/tapscott/en.html) has an opening for a postdoctoral research associate who has interest and expertise in gene transcription in a chromatin context in normal development and disease. The candidate will complement and contribute to the active research program, which includes studies of the molecular mechanisms of cell specification and differentiation in normal development and disease. Recent work has focused on DUX4 and related factors and their role in regulating early pluripotent stem cell specification, development, and disease, including cancer and muscular dystrophy. In addition, the lab studies the molecular and genomic regulation of cell specification using myogenesis and neurogenesis as model systems.











Qualifications






  • Recent MD, DVM, or PhD
  • A strong foundation in molecular and cell biology
  • Knowledge of molecular biology techniques
  • Highly motivated and well-organized individual who thinks independently but enjoys working as part of a dynamic and collaborative team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A track record of productive research
  • Will be compensated according to the NIH pay scale










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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Company Name: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Website:https://careers-fhcrc.icims.com/jobs/9918/job?mobile=true&in_iframe=1&in_frame=1
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