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This is a position within the Prevention Center Human Nutrition Lab (HNL). This person is responsible for working with the HNL Supervisory staff in the implementation and data collection of the individualized study diets. In accordance with established study protocols and procedures, this person will monitor participants during the dining and clinic visits. They are responsible for dietary data collection from participants and related data entry. Additional core duties include the preparation and distribution of meals to research participants.
The incumbent works with minimal supervision and is expected to use initiative and sound judgment in carrying-out responsibilities within the framework of the department/study policies and procedures and is expected to keep abreast of changes in protocols and procedures related to work responsibilities. Assumes a lead role, assisting HNL Supervisory team in overseeing hourly Lab assistants and volunteer interns. May contribute to the work of other staff working in the HNL on all active studies as needed.
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.