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\u2019s 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\u2019s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women\u2019s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.
The Writer/Editor works on a team of writers, editors and content specialists within Fred Hutch\u2019s Communications & Marketing Department to seek out and write engaging stories for use across communications channels as part of an integrated content strategy. Reporting to the Director of Editorial, the Writer/Editor translates complex scientific subject matter to inform and engage diverse audiences, such as scientific peers, patients and families, philanthropic donors, industry and health care delivery partners, and policymakers. The Writer/Editor is passionate about discovering and telling the Hutch\u2019s stories in a variety of formats for the public website (fredhutch.org), the intranet and other internal communications, contributed articles, executive communications, and Hutch social media channels, as well as materials supporting marketing and media relations activities.
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.