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 in the Clinical Research Division is recruiting a Lab Aide to perform routine laboratory tasks in order to help support a large lab under the supervision of the research lab coordinator. There are learning opportunities and more advanced responsibilities available as ability, dedication, and performance dictate.Duties include re-stocking lab supplies, processing biohazard waste, maintenance of critical equipment, making reagents, and other housekeeping necessities.A high school diploma or GED and current enrollment in college at the sophomore or higher level, with prior introductory biology and chemistry preferred. To be successful in this position, the lab aide must be detail oriented, organized, capable of maintaining thorough records, and be able to work independently.
At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before ...that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.