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Job Title: Research Technician I-II, Protein Expression & Immunology
Company Name: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location: Seattle, WA S
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 11/14/2017
Expire Date: 12/14/2017
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Job Description
Research Technician I-II, Protein Expression & Immunology



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.

 

A laboratory within the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division is recruiting a Research Technician I / II to perform lab experiments using cutting edge molecular biology and flow cytometry techniques.









Responsibilities






Running of standard assays such as PCR, DNA/RNA isolation, cell electroporation, cell line maintenance, and various in vitro and in vivo lymphocyte assays. Collect and analyze data and maintain experimental records.









Qualifications






Bachelor’s degree in the biological sciences and previous laboratory bench research experience are required. Preference will be given to candidates with extensive experience in molecular biology and cutting-edge genetic engineering techniques such as CRISPR/Cas9. Experience cloning/expressing/purifying antibodies and experience sorting cells by flow cytometry using an Aria preferred.

 

The technician must show initiative, the willingness to take up new skills and responsibilities, and be a team player. Must be willing to work with biohazardous/infectious agents and murine colonies under carefully controlled conditions. Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work independently are essential to success in this position, as are good communication and organizational skills. Must be flexible and willing to work some evenings and weekends as needed.









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/10170/job?mobile=true&in_iframe=1&in_frame=1
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